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Michael was a young radio talk show host unable to walk or talk after a battle with a brain tumor that included almost a year in an induced coma.  As a last-ditch effort to save his life, he was brought to The Prather Practice.  in this episode, you'll learn:

--How Dr. Prather being the only Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist in the state of Indiana was exactly what Michael needed.  And how the gentle Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic adjustment stopped a seizure in progress.

--Why Michael says the Auriculotherapy treatment at The Prather Practice was "amazing" in helping to stabilize and heal his neurological deterioration.

--The reason why Michael says the approach taken by Dr. Prather is "the most evidence-based” health care he has ever received.

--About the Electrodermal Screening (EDS) technology used to eliminate the guesswork when recommending products from the natural pharmacy at The Prather Practice.  

--How Michael had an eye surgery CANCELLED after four acupuncture treatments from Dr. Prather made the surgery unnecessary. 



About 23 million Americans are diagnosed with Diabetes, but over 30 million Americans actually have it. Over 84 million Americans are considered pre-diabetic. In this episode, we talk about:

--Why the next generation, for the first time in American history, is not projected to live longer than the previous generation.

--How Structure-Function Health Care (like what is offered at The Prather Practice) helps to improve an individual's overall health to better combat or avoid diseases like Diabetes.

--The "amazing benefits" of Homeopathy for diabetic patients and can help stimulate the body's own production of insulin.

--Why Dr. Prather believes in thorough lab tests to properly diagnose what is going on in his patients. And why Dr. Prather says a Structure-Function doctor like him is MORE dependent upon diagnostics than a medical doctor.

--The damage that occurs to a diabetic's body from taking insulin. And the damage that occurs to a diabetic's body from not having enough insulin.

--How 90% of Type 2 Diabetes patients that come to The Prather Practice are able work themselves off of taking insulin.

--The dietary changes Dr. Prather recommends for someone to combat Diabetes.

--How Dr. Prather had at least six patients in the past year who were misdiagnosed by other doctors as diabetic, which made them even sicker as a result of taking insulin that they did not need.

--Why balancing out minerals such as Zinc, Copper, Manganese, and Chromium is important for fighting Diabetes.

--The critical role of gut health with Diabetes, including a correct balance of bacteria to properly digest fiber and carbohydrates.



About 23 million Americans are diagnosed with Diabetes, but over 30 million Americans actually have it. Over 84 million Americans are considered pre-diabetic. In this episode, find out:

--The difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. And the role of the Coxsackievirus as a cause of Type 1 Diabetes.

--How Type 2 Diabetes "can always be reversed".

--The correlation between the rise of Diabetes and the rise of obesity in America.

--Why Dr. Prather says it is not a matter of calories consumed, but chemicals being consumed through our food. And why Dr. Prather says to stay on the outside aisles of the grocery store in order to stay healthy.

--The Body Fat Percentage range that will make your chances of getting Diabetes very slim. And why Dr. Prather prefers a Body Composition Analysis to a Body Mass Index measurement.

--The Glycemic Diet which Dr. Prather recommends for his Diabetes patients.

--Why the less insulin you have to take, the better it will be for your health and longevity.

--How early diagnosis (through annual checks) can make a huge difference for Diabetic patients.

--How the Endocrine System (which includes the Pancreas) and the hormones must be properly balanced FIRST before a patient can focus on weight loss without leading to frustration and failure.

--Why Chiropractic adjustments and Acupuncture can make "amazing changes" for Diabetes patients. And why Dr. Prather says that herbs are "an excellent way" to treat Diabetes.



1.5 million Americans have Lupus, which is a painful autoimmune disease that is difficult to diagnose. Some say it is "the most difficult disease to treat". In this episode, learn:

--How Lupus mainly affects women from ages 15 to 44. And how you are more likely to have Lupus if it runs in your family or if you are a woman of color.

--The connection between Lupus and the menstrual cycle.

--Why Dr. Prather calls Lupus "the great imitator" that usually takes several years and many doctors to finally get to a correct diagnosis.

--How Lupus patients are more likely to also have other autoimmune diseases, such as Hashimoto's Disease.

--Why opiates given to Lupus patients to help their pain will actually make the pain WORSE.

--The impact of Lupus on the lungs, kidneys, and cardiovascular system.

--The reason why a MINIMAL amount of pharmaceuticals is key to treating Lupus effectively. And why Lupus is "very poorly treated" from a pharmaceutical perspective.

--Why the Structure-Function Health care model (like what is done at The Prather Practice) is where Lupus patients can really find results.

--How diet and proper supplementation are critical for treating any autoimmune disease like Lupus. And the necessity of a G.I. Stool kit and food allergy testing for correctly treating a Lupus patient at The Prather Practice.

--The "secret weapon" of Homeopathics where Dr. Prather sees "the best results" for patients with autoimmune diseases like Lupus. And the "immediate effect" Chiropractic can have in helping Lupus patients with pain.



Homeopathic medicines can be used for every single disease and condition with ZERO side effects. It's also the fastest-growing part of Complementary and Alternative Medicine today. In this episode, we talk about:

--The Law of Similars which is the basis of Homeopathy. And how the laws of Homeopathy are the basis for the treatment of allergies.

--How Homeopathy saved France and Napolean's Army from Typhoid and Cholera. Plus, how 1918 Flu Epidemic had a 90% death rate in the medical hospitals, but only a 10% death rate in the Homeopathic hospitals.

--The influence of Homeopathy in the standards and manufacturing of the pharmaceutical industry, including Eli Lilly. And why Homeopathics cannot be given a patent.

--Why Dr. Prather calls Homeopathy "the secret weapon" of The Practice. And how Dr. Prather is able to give a Homeopathic to offset the side effects of prescription drugs, including Chemotherapy.

--Why Homeopathy should always be the first line of treatment for children before they are given a pharmaceutical. And the recent studies showing how Homeopathy outperforms Antibiotics in children with ear infections.

--How Homeopathy is a great option for conditions that have no pharmaceutical treatment available, such as Kidney Disease and Congestive Heart Failure. And how The Prather Practice uses Homeopathics to help kidney patients avoid Dialysis.

--Why Homeopathy has no side effects and has never reported an incident of damage to a patient.

--That Homeopathy has recently been shown superior to pharmaceuticals for epidemics of Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Cholera, Dengue Fever, Diphtheria, Hepatitis, Influenza, Japanese Encephalitis, Meningococcal Disease, and Malaria.

--How Homeopathy stimulates the body's own defense mechanisms to keep the body strong and healthy, while pharmaceuticals lessen the body's own ability to fight off illness.

--The excellent results from Homeopathy for infections and diseases, as well as mental and emotional issues such as Depression and Anxiety. And how Dr. Prather says Homeopathy is "absolutely amazing" in helping to eliminate withdrawal symptoms from opioid and drug addiction.




Dr. Prather uses these 8 items to evaluate the health of his patients. How does your health rate? In this episode, we talk about:

--How Dr. Prather's battle with Graves' Disease as a teenager influenced the development of this system.

--The 5 systems of the body's energy flow, and why all pain is caused by a blockage of energy flow.

--How proper oxygenation in the cells prevents cancer, and why anemia IS a big deal (in spite of what some doctors say).

--What Xenobiotics are and how it impacts several systems in your body.

--What the correct balance should be for water within and outside of your cells, and how this balance impacts your health.

--The blood test you should have annually to determine the vitamin and mineral balance in your body.

--The 5 categories of exercise essential for good health.

--What your "phase angle" is and the test that measures how well our body's battery is charged.

--The importance of our attitudes and outlook in our health (and the role homeopathy and flower remedies can play in improving this area).

--How several different patients with fibromyalgia each had a different underlying cause that needed to be addressed (and why an individual approach to health care is vital).



About 10% of those over the age of 65 and at least 50% of those over the age of 85 show signs of dementia. In this episode, discover:

--The difference between dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

--How Alzheimer's Disease is increasing and is now the sixth-leading cause of death in America.

--The risk factors for dementia, such as: family history, drugs use (both pharmaceutical and recreational), alcohol use, smoking, diabetes, poor nutrition, and cardiovascular disease.

--Why medications are often a cause of dementia symptoms, especially cholesterol medications.

--How the Structure-Function approach to Health Care focuses on getting the body into homeostasis and should be 80% of our health care. Plus, how Structure-Function Care is more reliant on diagnostics than Disease Care.

--Why Dr. Prather says dementia symptoms are usually a multi-faceted process and not just a singular cause.

--The importance of Hair Analysis to discover heavy metal toxicities in dementia patients.

--The connection between hormones and dementia. And the relationship between inflammation in the body and dementia symptoms.

--Why Chiropractic can produce "great results" for dementia patients and can make a person's thinking clearer.

--How Acupuncture has been found by the World Health Organization to help with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. And the connection between depression and dementia.



September is National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month. Opioid addiction is a national crisis that is destroying lives. In this episode, find out:

--How OxyContin was originally (and wrongly) promoted as a pain solution with little possibility of addiction.

--The influence of pharmaceutical money in pushing our nation's healthcare system to promote the increased use of addictive prescription opioids.

--Why the United States has an over-reliance on Disease Care to the detriment of our health care system's results. And why Structure-Function Health Care should be 80% of our health care system.

--The role of the American Medical Association in discouraging the use of safe and natural alternatives to dangerous pharmaceuticals.

--The astonishing number of deaths annually from "PROPERLY-PRESCRIBED" prescription drugs.

--Why opioids are NOT helpful for chronic pain and should only be used for seven days (and never more than two weeks) in acute pain situations.

--How prescription opioids destroy your body's own opioid receptors and decrease your body's ability to handle pain.

--Why Dr. Prather believes Structure-Function Care should be the primary care physician and that most pharmaceuticals should be written by specialists instead of general practitioners.

--How a study showed a 60% cost savings and 85% decrease in adverse conditions with Structure-Function Care being used as the primary care physician.

--The signs that show when you are truly addicted to opioids.



September is National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month. Opioid addiction is a national crisis that is destroying lives. In this episode, learn:

--Why Dr. Prather calls it a "plague" on our country "that didn't need to happen".

--The safe, effective, and non-addictive alternatives to Opioids for pain relief.

--How Opioids can be "a gift to mankind", but only if they are used properly.

--Why Opioids should never be the first line of treatment for pain relief. And why the Structure-Function Health Care model of The Prather Practice achieves "true pain relief".

--How Chiropractic Care is more effective than Opioids for chronic pain.

--The treatment called EAD (Electro Auricular Device) that works on the brain receptors through points on the ears to relieve pain and to treat addictions.

--How Acupuncture increases your body's natural opiates and lessens the body's sensitivity to pain. Plus, how Acupuncture helps eliminate the cravings for opioid addicts.

--The "extremely helpful" Homeopathic treatment for both pain and opioid treatment without any side-effects or addiction.

--Why opioid medications actually make the pain WORSE.

--The stunning statistic that 80% of all heroin addicts began with a pharmaceutical prescription.



Pain, numbness, and tingling can be associated with Peripheral Neuropathy. About 20 million Americans are diagnosed right now, with three times that number being borderline of a diagnosis. In this episode, we talk about:

--How there are over 100 different types or neuropathy and a wide variety of underlying causes.

--Why Diabetic Neuropathy is the most common type of diagnosed neuropathy.

--The extreme importance of being treated nutritionally for Neuropathy.

--How a person's Copper-Zinc ratio plays a key role in a person's nervous system.

--The role Herbal supplements can play in helping a person's circulation.

--The vitamin most critical for patients who suffer neuropathy as a result of chemotherapy.

--Why it's important to determine if the cause of the neuropathy is neurological or circulatory (or both).

--How Dr. Prather has been able to prevent scheduled amputations through Structure-Function Care.

--Why the health of your gut is important for peripheral neuropathy.

--The "secret weapon" of Homeopathy for dealing with peripheral neuropathy.



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