Integrative Medicine services at Mary Washington Healthcare's Regional
Due to COVID-19 activity in our region, we have a limited amount of Integrative
Medicine services available at this time, and we encourage you to do your
best with continuing integrative therapies at home
Please visit the
yoga4cancer website and take a free online class.
Additionally, to create a peaceful, meditative environment at home, we
visiting the instructional videos from Palouse Mindfulness as well as videos from
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
View online classes and workouts from the YMCA here.
We wish everyone peace and good health.
Enhancing wellness and healing through a unique philosophy of care that
focuses on the whole person—mind, body, and spirit.
Our Integrative Medicine Program encompasses the best of conventional medicine
and complementary therapies, including:
Multiple options for treatment and support as part of your plan of care
Specific ways to address and reduce physical symptoms.
Professional guidance in the selection of the best integrative therapies
to help achieve your highest level of health and healing.
Assistance and support with psychological, social, and spiritual concerns.
Cancer Nurse Navigators who can help support you and coordinate your treatment.
Examples of on-site therapies and support programs:
Yoga Therapy - This gentle yoga class addresses specific physical and emotional needs
left by cancer and its treatments - such as stress, pain, fatigue, insomnia,
depression. We focus primarily on breath work and body awareness. No experience
necessary, and movements can be modified to accommodate any personal limitations
Life Coaching - Patients and family may learn ways to cope with fear, anxiety, and stress
so they may gain empowerment and life balance during a difficult illness.
Reiki - An ancient Japanese form of energy healing in which hands are placed
just off the body or lightly touching the body to transmit energy to the
patient and activate the natural healing processes of the body. Reiki
promotes deep relaxation, emotional well-being, and reduction in pain
and other symptoms.
Massage Therapy - Let massage reduce stress, promote relaxation, and foster a sense of
well-being tospeed healing.
For our patients’ convenience, some integrative therapies are offered
on-site at no cost. Patients may participate while receiving infusion
services or by making an appointment during available hours.
For more information or a referral to an Integrative Health Provider, please
contact MWHC Regional Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Coordinator at
Integrative Medicine Provider List
Please note that these therapies and their providers are subject to change.
Patients are required to discuss with each provider what the insurance/self-pay
requirements are for each service.
You can click each section below to expand, or
download a complete PDF listing of our providers here.