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Integrative Health

Integrative Health

  • Outpatient Services
  • Inpatient Services
  • Your Care Team
  • Outpatient integrative health services at St. Francis are provided in the St. Francis Health Clinic, located just north of St. Francis patient registration.

    In partnership with Allina Health’s Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, integrative health at St. Francis complements conventional medicine and promotes well-being through services, education and self-care.

    Integrative therapies include massage therapy, acupuncture, guided imagery and aroma therapy with essential oils.

    Outpatient services available by appointment at St. Francis include:

    Acupuncture
    Purposefully-placed needles can provide pain relief, reduce side effects from treatments, balance the body's energy and provide multi-symptom management for mental and physical conditions. St. Francis’ acupuncturists are certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Physician referrals are not necessary. Acupuncture treatment may be reimbursable through health care spending accounts, or billable to insurance. Please call your insurance company to verify prior to your appointment.

    Massage Therapy
    Massage can prevent and alleviate pain, and promote healing. Massage therapists at St. Francis are certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. Physician referrals are not necessary. Massage therapy is offered at $40 for 30 minutes, $65 for 60 minutes and $95 for 90 minutes. Depending on patient diagnosis, physician referral may allow massage therapy to be billed to your insurance. Please call your insurance company to verify prior to your appointment.


    Contact Us

    For more information about integrative health at St. Francis, call 952-428-3690.

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  • In the Hospital

    If you are interested in receiving integrative therapies while you are in the hospital, cancer center, emergency department or outpatient surgery, ask your nurse about an integrative therapy consultation.

    The integrative health practitioners will help determine which therapy will best meet your needs, including:

    • Acupressure

    • Acupuncture

    • Aromatherapy

    • Breath coaching

    • Guided imagery

    • Healing touch

    • Reflexology

    • Relaxation techniques

    • Therapeutic massage


    Services provided based on clinical needs of an inpatient will not be billed to the patient or their insurance.


    Contact Us

    For more information about integrative health at St. Francis, call 952-428-3690.

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  • More about the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing

    Leaders of the Penny George™ Institute for Health and Healing describe what guides their work as they use a holistic approach to health focused on the mind, body and spirit.

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