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 doctors 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 has expertise in resilience training, stress management, meditation, massage therapy, acupuncture, and dietary supplements and botanicals. 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 effectiveness and safety. Mayo Clinic's researchers and practitioners study and improve practices that help people and work with conventional medical treatments. In addition, at Mayo Clinic, patients may have access to research activities and clinical trials.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

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.

Clinical trials

Explore Mayo Clinic studies testing new treatments, interventions and tests as a means to prevent, detect, treat or manage this disease.

June 29, 2018
References
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