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Southern California University of Health Sciences’ Health Center Starts Offering Ayurvedic Medicine Services
WHITTIER, CA (07/20/2009)(readMedia)– Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) is pleased to announce that its University Health Center (UHC) has started offering Ayurvedic medicine services.
Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine, is one of the oldest systems of medicine that has been continuously practiced for thousands of years. It is a holistic medicine, integrating and balancing body, mind and spirit. Ayurveda’s main objectives are promoting health through prevention and treating/managing illnesses with a holistic approach. Ayurveda adopts herbs, detoxification therapies, rejuvenation therapies, diet and lifestyle advice, and yoga to treat various ailments.
Conditions that Ayurveda Treats include:
The initial consultations are generally one hour and follow up sessions are approximately thirty minutes. A typical consultation would include patient history interview, Ayurvedic constitutional analysis, examination from an Ayurvedic point of view (tongue and pulse examination), and Ayurvedic diagnosis. Based on the Ayurvedic diagnosis and assessment, an individualized treatment plan that may include herbs, oil massages, dietary consultation, and lifestyle advice will be given to the patients.
Practitioners at UHC include chiropractic sports practitioners, strength and conditioning specialists, chiropractic radiologists, chiropractic orthopedists, Ayurvedic medicine practitioners, and licensed acupuncturists.
Southern California University of Health Sciences incorporates the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, the School of Professional Studies, and the University Health Center.
Since 1911 Southern California University of Health Sciences has been a leader in preparing practitioners and providing care in complementary and alternative medicine, and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Council on Chiropractic Education.