—Unless they are also a licensed medical professional.
Who would want to unless they are also a licensed medical professional —speaking of which, we do have a few of those who practice within their rights and responsibilities.
For example, we have physician assistants who have seen the limits of modern, conventional medicine, and desire to include a holistic approach in their practice.
Afterall, holistic medicine practitioners know so much about alternative medicine and they should be proud of that, rather than wish or hope they were something they aren’t by (pretending) to practice conventional medicine and parade themselves as physicians.
We agree that conventional medicine has its place and so does holistic medicine. However, sometimes the lines get blurred by irresponsible individuals. Here are a few such unfortunate examples.
We just wanted to throw that out there in case you didn’t know that conventional medicine comes with it’s own challenges, as well, as with every industry.
Based on the stats, we can be certain holistic medicine practitioners have a much safer track record, despite the alarmist articles regarding holistic practitioners.
Such cases are certainly more isolated, verses the issues with conventional medicine, which are widespread.
To clarify, for anyone who wasn’t sure:
This isn’t a difficult request for our graduates, but this is also why we must screen people through the application process.
We are proud of what we do, which includes practicing all sorts of cool modalities to help the public in proven ways that licensed medical providers are often unaware of, such as being well versed in alternative options for cancer, Lyme Disease, and much, much more.
Our knowledge is greatly needed more and more as people seek alternatives to conventional medicine.
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