Mayo Clinic's approach

A collaborative approach

Mayo Clinic's integrative medicine specialists are focused on your needs. They work with you and your other members of your care team to provide a holistic approach to encourage healing and wellness.

Experience you can trust

Each year Mayo Clinic's integrative medicine experts treat thousands of people with a range of approaches that quiet the mind, soothe the body and restore the spirit. Mayo Clinic staff has expertise in resilience training, stress management, meditation, massage therapy, acupuncture, music therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and dietary and herbal supplements. Mayo Clinic is a member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.

Evidence-based approach

The treatments used by Mayo Clinic's integrative medicine experts have been tested for safety and effectiveness. Mayo Clinic's researchers and health care providers study and improve practices that help people and that can be used with conventional medical treatments. In addition, at Mayo Clinic, people may have access to research activities and clinical trials.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota

Mayo Clinic Health System

Clinical trials

Explore Mayo Clinic studies of tests and procedures to help prevent, detect, treat or manage conditions.

Sept. 13, 2022
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