Integrative Medicine Services
Acupuncture, provided here by David Vavrinchik, LAc, is one of the many services offered through NorthShore's Integrative Medicine Program.
The Evanston and Highland Park Hospital Kellogg Cancer Centers and The Integrative Medicine Program have collaborated to offer the following integrative medicine services to patients during their visit.
Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture
||Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
|Highland Park Kellogg
||Fridays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
|45-50 minute consultation and treatment
|Follow up treatment
(including various forms of massage and stress reduction technique)
||Fridays 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
|Highland Park Kellogg
||Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
|30 minute consultation and treatment
|60 minute consultation and treatment
Q: Who will benefit?
A: Acupuncture and integrative bodywork fit safely and effectively with conventional cancer care in primarily reducing fatique, nausea, pain, weight loss and neuropathy. These therapies may also help reduce stress and anxiety. Interested patients should check with their oncologist or nurse to discuss whether this is an appropriate treatment option while at Kellogg.
Q: Where are the treatments performed?
A: Treatments are performed in a tranquil, private room at Kellogg on a massage table or in a chair, depending on what is most appropriate for the patient
For More Information
Please call the Integrative Medicine Patient Clinic at 847.657.3540.for more information or to schedule an appointment.
"The acupuncture and bodywork therapies that I received through the NorthShore Integrative Medicine program provided my mind and body with some reprieve from the assault of chemotherapy. It was a brief time to feel normal. I encourage you to give it a try!"
~ Vickie Burke, Former Kellogg Cancer Center patient
You may also schedule appointments at our Park Center Patient Desk for the following services by calling 847.657.3540.
- Integrative Medicine physician consultations
- Oriental Medicine and acupuncture
- Integrative counseling and stress relief strategies, including biofeedback
- Integrative Bodywork, including various forms of massage
- Nutrition counseling
- Herbal medicine counseling
- Therapeutic yoga and meditation