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Integrative Medicine

For holistic, evidence-based care that treats you as a complete person, explore integrative medicine services at Avera. You'll find compassionate providers who supplement conventional medical therapies with complementary and alternative medicine practices that support your entire well-being. Choose from our diverse services.


Acupuncture uses sterilized, hair-thin needles gently placed at strategic places in the skin to stimulate your body's natural healing process. Evidence shows this treatment can ease pain, nausea, headaches, anxiety and other conditions. Discover how acupuncture relieved Lacey Seefeldt's seasonal allergies and let her return to outdoor activities. For the best care, request an appoint with Avera's certified medical acupuncture providers.


Relax as you breathe in the pleasant scent of lavender, ginger, peppermint or other plant-based oil during aromatherapy. You may enjoy this treatment during therapeutic massage, or purchase your favorite oil at our Innerpath Store in Sioux Falls, SD, to use in the comfort of your home.

Therapeutic Massage

Let a certified massage therapist relax your muscles, reduce pain and improve circulation during therapeutic massage - an excellent treatment on its own or as part of your rehabilitation plan.

Mind-Body Classes & Services

Enhance your physical and mental well-being by taking advantage of these Avera services.

Group Classes

Build camaraderie during classes such as:

  • Yoga - Increases flexibility, strength, energy level and mental clarity
  • Tai Chi - Uses gentle, flowing movements to enhance feelings of calm and improve your balance.
  • Mindfulness Support Group - Teaches basic meditation and mindfulness techniques during free meetings.
  • Singing Bowls Relaxation/Meditation - Invites you to make soothing, harmonic sounds on metal Tibetan bowls to reduce tension and anxiety during this free class.

Guided Imagery

Let a compassionate guide use soothing words and music to help you relax and heal. Your imagination will take you on a powerful inner journey toward health and wellness.

Spiritual Labyrinth

Meditate, pray and unwind as you walk our maze-like path that's based on sacred geometric patterns. Embrace each stage of the spiritual labyrinth:

  • Inward journey - Letting go of internal struggles and approaching God
  • Finding your center - Discovering a space of prayer and peace
  • Outward journey - Strengthening your relationship with yourself, others and the planet

If you're near Yankton, SD, you'll also want to visit the Avera Center for MindBodySpirit, where you help your body heal itself through stress reduction and holistic care.

Nutrition Services

As an integrative medicine physician at our Avera Medical Group Integrative Medicine clinic about nutritional and herbal supplements - a complement or alternative to medications. Then, visit the Innerpath Store next door to find pure, safe products that can improve your health.

Nutritional Supplements

Your doctor may recommend:

  • CoQ10 (Coenzyme Z10) for headaches
  • Fish oil - Supports your heart and blood vessels
  • Melatonin - Helps you sleep
  • Multivitamins
  • Probiotics to aid digestion
  • Tumeric to ease pain
  • Vitamin B to increase your energy
  • Vitamin D - the "sunshine" vitamin - to treat pain, fatigue, lowered immunity, mood swings and sleep difficulties, and to help prevent some chronic conditions
  • Thorne Research Oncology Supportive Care products - Benefit your immune system and reduce symptoms such as dry skin, dry mouth and fatigue
  • V Clear by Integrative Therapeutics - Speeds recover from upper respiratory infections

Herbal Supplements

Trust your integrative medicine physician to provide personalized recommendations for herbal supplements that can treat:

  • Cancer side effects
  • Chronic nasal congestion
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Menstrual issues
  • Musculoskeletal pain

Learn about all of Avera's nutrition services for you and your family.

Weight Management

Get the support and education you need to achieve a healthy weight through Avera's Ideal Living program. You'll benefit from a personal weight-loss coach, nutritious Ideal Protein products and motivational tools that track your progress.

Start Feeling Better

Make your appointment with an Avera integrative medicine provider today.


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