TABLE 1

The Kemper Model of Holistic Care

ComponentExample
BiochemicalMedications, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, herbal remedies
LifestyleNutrition; exercise/rest; environmental therapies such as heat, ice, music, vibration, and light; mind-body therapies (behavior management, meditation, hypnosis, biofeedback, counseling)
BiomechanicalMassage and bodywork, chiropractic and osteopathic adjustments, surgery
BioenergeticAcupuncture, radiation therapy, magnets, Reiki, healing touch, qi gong, therapeutic touch, prayer, homeopathy