Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy) Kings Mountain NC

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Donna Randolph
(704) 823-1577
3302 S. New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC
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Brafford Chiropractic
(864) 839-2776
1742 West Cherokee Street
Blacksburg, SC
 
Clover Chiropractic Clinic
(803) 222-2323
225 Church Street
Clover, SC
 
Accident & Injury Center Inc
(704) 393-8447
2501 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC
 
Branching Out
(803) 684-9361
219 Oakwood Avenue
York, SC
 
Compleat Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy Center
(704) 824-7800
2675 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(803) 831-6564
Lake Wylie Plz
Clover, SC
 
Advanced Chiropractic Solutions
(803) 628-6800
33 North Congress Street
York, SC
 
Advantage Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
(803) 684-5504
16 East Liberty Street
York, SC
 
Accident & Injury Center Belmont Chiropractic Center
(704) 825-9799
5803 West Wilkinson Boulevard
Belmont, NC
 
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Allopathic Medicine (Allopathy)

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Allopathic medicine and allopathy (from Greek á¼?λλος, állos, other, different + πάϑος, páthos, suffering) are terms coined by alternative medicineSamuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy to describe the traditional western medicine approach to medicine: working to relieve disease symptoms rather than attack disease causes. Generally, allopathic medicine refers to "the broad category of medical practice that is sometimes called Western medicine, biomedicine, scientific medicine, or modern medicine"

 

Allopathic Medicine and Allopathy Modern Definition

Webster’s dictionary defines allopathic as, “relating to or being a system of medicine that aims to combat disease by using remedies (as drugs or surgery) which produce effects that are different from or incompatible with those of the disease being treated”.

In general, allopathic medicine treats illness with drugs that will reverse the symptom a patient is experiencing. For example, if a patient has a headache, medications are used to stop the headache pain.

Allopathic medicine and allopathy are often terms for regular medicine in a context of traditional medicine such as Ayurveda, as well as in a context of complementary and alternative medicine such as homeopathy However, many aspects of traditional medicine systems such as Traditional Chinese medicine or Ayurveda are allopathic in that they act by working to abate patients symptoms.  

Allopathic medicine, or allopathy, is the most common approach to medical treatment across the world, although alternative approaches are increasing in popularity. 

Allopathic Medicine Critics

Critics to this approach believe that allopathic medicine does not address the cause of an illness and by this nature does not serve a patient's b...

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