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Natural Medicine

Natural Medicine | Functional Medicine

Tranquility Natural Medicine is a place where you can discover and apply the tools of integrative health and pursue a comprehensive approach to solving health care issues.  Dr. Kalli Prater, DC combines conventional and holistic treatments to improve health, slow aging and manage or eliminate symptoms.  Dr. Kalli understands a patient’s uniqueness through a metabolic history questionnaire, physical examination, and a detailed laboratory analysis (if warranted) as a foundation for creating your individual health care plan.  Natural Medicine is safe and beneficial for patients of all ages.

You are unique and deserve an integrative health approach of Modern, Natural and Chinese Medicine in order to be your best self.  Genuine healing occurs when you are guided and supported to implementing life-style changes that deeply nourishes your whole being.  The use of nutrition, supplementation, herbal medicine, homeopathy and acupuncture are keys to unlocking your body’s natural healing processes.

Dr. Kalli Prater specializes in Women’s Health, Fertility, Reproductive Health, Gastrointestinal Health, Autoimmune Disorders and General Internal Medicine Disorders. If you are looking for holistic primary care, look no further.

Discover WELLNESS with Natural Medicine at Tranquility and live your most abundant, joyful and healthy life!

YOUR FIRST NATURAL MEDICINE VISIT

Your first Natural Medicine consultation will last approximately 60 minutes to review your Metabolic Assessment questionnaire.  This questionnaire is very detailed in order to identify your most concerning health challenges and goals.  Dr. Prater will then complete a thorough physical examination and recommend laboratory testing (if warranted) to scientifically evaluate your health status.

Once all of your lab results are compiled (approximately two weeks) you will return to Tranquility for a report of findings.  This appointment is designed to educate and answer any questions regarding your results and get you started on your Wellness Program.  Dr. Prater will review lab results with you and discuss treatment options such as dietary changes, lifestyle modifications, or implement a personalized supplement regimen to regain your optimum health.  Follow up laboratory testing may be recommended to gauge improvements and compliance.

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease” -Thomas Edison

HEAL FROM WITHIN

Restore health through nutrition and supplementation.  Tranquility Wellness offers a comprehensive assessment of your health by analyzing multiple factors such as age, physical symptoms, medications and current lifestyle with laboratory testing including blood, urine, stool and hair. Based on these scientific test results you will receive an easy to read lab report, dietary modifications and supplementation recommendations with dosages.  A natural health approach provides individual, drug-free options to promote optimum health based on imbalances and dysfunction identified from your test result.

Testing offered through Natural Medicine include:

  • Basic Blood Panels
  • Food Sensitivity Testing
  • Hormone Testing including Adrenals
  • Neurotransmitter Testing
  • Stool Testing
  • Thyroid Testing
  • Spectra Cell Micronutrient Testing
  • Lipid Particle Testing
  • Gynecology/ Pap smears

 

What type of conditions can be treated with Natural Medicine?

  • Migraines & Headaches
  • Allergies, Chronic Congestion & Asthma
  • Digestive Problems & Acid Reflux, SIBO
  • Arthritis & Chronic Pain
  • Auto-Immune diseases
  • Hormone imbalances or Adrenal Fatigue
  • Gynecological Problems
  • Infertility
  • Prenatal / Pregnancy care
  • Male & Female Health
  • Prevention & Wellness care

Tranquility Spa & Wellness practitioners will be with you every step of the way thru private nutritional counseling and/or group wellness seminars. For a complimentary 30 Minute Consultation please call 630-762-9864

Life is not merely being alive, but being well. –Martial, 66 AD, Epigrams

How long will it take before I start to see improvement in my health problems?
Our goal is to get you healthier.  Progress is the key! Be Realistic.  If you follow the Wellness Program designed for you there should be some definite, objective improvement within about 2 months.  Health and wellness is an ongoing process and Tranquility Wellness is here to help you every step of the way.

Can I get my blood work done through my other doctors?
Of course! You may get your blood work done through another doctor.  However, it would be prudent for you to check your pricing thoroughly.  Most patients find the price will usually be less if you get it through Tranquility Wellness.

What will my insurance cover?

Most health insurance companies offer coverage for Chiropractic, Physical Therapy and basic laboratory studies.  Some even cover Acupuncture. Every insurance policy is different.  However, it is important to note that not all laboratory services are covered by health insurance.  You will be expected to pay for those services at the time of service.  You may request a bill of services to submit to your own flex spending account or health savings account for potential reimbursement.  Want to know more about your individual coverage? Download the Insurance Coverage Worksheet and contact your insurance company’s benefits department.

What is the cost of treatment?

The initial cost for an evaluation begins at $50; additional treatment costs will depend on what lab studies and treatments would best suit your individual condition.  More complex or serious conditions will likely require more extensive treatment.  Each case is different.
Tranquility Wellness strives to keep fees affordable as to encourage wellness and prevention.  Taking care of yourself now may prevent extensive medical bills in the future.  Do not rely on your health insurance to keep you well.  Your health is your responsibility!

MEET YOUR NATURAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN 

Dr. Kalli Prater, Chiropractic Physician – Dr. Kalli is a Michigan native and began her collegiate career at Central Michigan University where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine in 2007. Dr. Prater learned many athletic and Kinesiotaping techniques as well as soft tissue work during this time as well as physical rehabilitation and exercise. During her education at Central Michigan Dr. Prater had the opportunity to complete her internship with the United States Marine Corp. stationed in Camp Pendleton California where she was able to help young Marine’s complete their basic training by providing on site medical coverage and therapeutic functional rehabilitation.

Dr. Prater started her professional career at the National University of Health Sciences where she earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine and Acupuncture Certificate in 2012. During her education Dr. Prater discovered the path to obtaining a Diplomate degree in Internal Medicine from the Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders through the American Board of Chiropractic Internists. Dr. Prater’s specialized training and education has been focused on the natural alternatives to Women’s Health including digestive disorders, infertility and nutrition. Dr. Prater believes finding and treating the cause to illness is the key to success for each patient. Dr. Prater believes in healing the person as a whole and empowering her patients to make their own healthy lifestyle choices with a compassionate, individualized and hands on approach.

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