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Holistic Healing Specialist

Palisades Pediatrics LLP

Board Certified Pediatrician & Integrative Health Care located in New City, NY

Holistic healing is a natural approach to helping your child thrive. At Palisades Pediatrics LLP in New City, New York, Dr. Evelyn Ha, MD, FAAP can often suggest alternatives or supplements to the traditional medical approach. Dr. Ha and her dedicated team of assistants are ready to help your child feel and be their best using the most natural methods possible, so call the office or request an appointment online to start now.

Holistic Healing Q&A

What is holistic healing?

Holistic healing is a unique approach to medical care that focuses on whole-person wellness. As a holistic medical care provider, Dr. Ha considers your child’s body, mind, and spirit all equally important in their health and wellness. 

The holistic healing philosophy holds that only through ideal body balance can anyone attain the highest level of wellness. All of your child’s many interconnected body parts must be at individual peak function to enjoy true full-body health.

How do you diagnose illness using holistic medicine principles?

Holistic medicine recognizes that physical or mental illness is often related to hidden problems within the body. When these root causes of illness are identified and properly remedied, it can often heal the illness at its source. 

That's why Dr. Ha often starts the diagnostic process by doing a full analysis of your child’s diet, exercise, sleep, and other lifestyle habits. 

In some cases, Dr. Ha may also perform specific health screenings or tests to help make a diagnosis, especially if your child is at risk for certain conditions or illnesses. 

Essentially, Dr. Ha looks carefully at every aspect of your child's body, mind, and spirit to make a diagnosis so she can identify the true root cause of the illness.

How does holistic healing work?

Holistic healing is highly individualized according to your child's needs.  It's very different from traditional medical care in which a doctor may simply write a prescription for medication. As a holistic healer, Dr. Ha sees your child as an individual, not an illness. 

She partners with you and your child to improve all aspects of your child's life by correcting the problems causing an imbalance in your child's life. 

This often includes making nutritional changes, such as adding supplements that improve nutrient absorption, enhance digestion, boost brain health, increase immune function, and more. 

Homeopathic medicine, in which your child takes tiny diluted amounts of a symptom-causing natural herb or substance, can also help your child build resistance so they can overcome a variety of illnesses. 

Treatment may also include other lifestyle changes or adjustments, as well as natural complementary therapies like meditation, massage, yoga, acupuncture, and chiropractic care. 

As a medical doctor, Dr. Ha also has full access to allopathic medicine approaches, including prescription medication if needed. Your child may need a blend of alternative and allopathic medicine therapies for best results. 

Learn how holistic healing can help your child obtain optimal health and wellness now. Call Palisades Pediatrics for an appointment or request an appointment via the online form.