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Dr. Prather provides an update on the Coronavirus in our opening segment.  And then, he shares the revolutionary technology that is "amazingly effective" for "basically almost every type of musculoskeletal issue out there".  In this episode, you'll learn:

—How scar tissue develops in the body.  And how surgery to remove scar tissue can even cause it to grow faster.

—The "secret weapon" technology that Dr. Prather calls "revolutionary" for breaking up scar tissue in the body.  And how this gentle technique replaces the Graston Technique that actually uses a piece of metal to scrape scar tissue away.

—Why Acupuncture helps the scar tissue to "melt away" and be absorbed by the body.

—How adhesions cause a loss of motion in the body.  And how Dr. Prather's office uses the combination of Chiropractic adjustments, Rapid Release Technology, Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Physical Therapy Exercises to restore full motion.

—The recent research that has shown the Fascia material throughout the body is all one organ.  And how Fascia is the main thing that determines your posture and has a very big effect on the nervous system.

—Why the optimal frequency vibration of the Rapid Release Technology works to break up abnormal tissue and helps the body to lay down normal tissue that is fully functional.

—The conditions that Rapid Release Technology is beneficial for, including:  Carpal Tunnel, Shoulder Issues, Rotator Cuff Tears, Golfer's Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Headaches, Sciatica, Scoliosis, TMJ, Knee Conditions, and Plantar Fasciitis.

—Why several of Dr. Prather's patients consider Rapid Release Technology the only thing that helped them when everything else they tried before failed.

—How you can own your own Rapid Release, professional-quality medical device to ease aches and pains for a VERY special price through the end of January.


We continue our series, "New Year, New You", by talking about the Essential Diagnostics you must have in order to get a blueprint to your health.  And Dr. Prather provides a COVID-19 update.  In this episode, you'll learn:

—Why the CDC is advising people with allergic reactions to bring their EpiPen with them when they get the COVID-19 vaccine.

—How there are new mutations of the  COVID-19 virus called the United Kingdom and South Africa mutations.

—That the U.K. mutation is thought to be more contagious (but not more deadly) and the new COVID-19 vaccine is not expected to be effective with the South African mutation.

—Why a Structure-Function practice (like Dr. Prather's office) is actually MORE dependent on lab tests and diagnostics than the Disease Care model.

—The three diagnostics Dr. Prather recommends that everyone (even babies)have at least once per year.

—How The Prather Profile Blood Analysis checks every organ system in the body.

—Why pharmaceuticals do NOT bring your body into homeostasis (the definition of health), but are designed to deal with a person's symptoms.

—How Structure-Function Care interprets blood work differently than Disease Care.  And how Dr. Prather has to re-train Medical Doctors and Nurses in his office to analyze blood tests.

—The reason you should get a Hair Analysis every year to get a picture of the mineral levels and heavy metal toxicities in your body.

—The importance of a G.I. Stool Kit every year because the health of your gut is "the biggest Influence on your immune system" than anything in your body.  And how an estimated 80% of all auto-immune diseases come from the gut.



2020 was a stressful year for all of us, but 2021 gives us a fresh start and new beginning to develop new healthy habits in our lives.  This week, we're joined by Justine Turner, Patient Coordinator for our weight loss program at The Prather Practice.  In this episode, we talk about:

—Why accountability is key to any successful weight loss program.

—How it is important to remove habits (and people!) from your life if they are not serving you well.

—The 3 different weight loss programs offered at The Prather Practice and the strategies behind each approach.

—How the HCG hormone produced by women during pregnancy can burn 3,500 calories each day when targeted at fat cells.  And how this can be safely used in both men and women without messing with their hormones.

—Why HCG helps to "reset" your body's metabolism.

—The reason diagnostics and lab tests are required before any patient begins a weight loss program at The Prather Practice.

—Why weekly check-ins and weigh-ins are helpful in a successful weight loss program.  And how an "Apple Day" can help patients to continue their progress if they plateau on their weight loss.

—How a patient (especially women) might find themselves losing inches more than pounds during the process.

—The unique and personalized Food Sensitivity Test used by The Prather Practice to test over 600 different foods to find out which foods work best for your body and which foods are causing problems for you.

—The difference between a food intolerance (or sensitivity) and a food allergy.  And how identifying food intolerances helps with weight loss and even reducing joint or muscle inflammation.


Christmas weekend is supposed to be a time of great joy, but so many people are hurting right now after a difficult year.  Suicides and drug overdoses have increased.  But Dr. Prather wants those struggling with Depression to know that there is hope.  In this episode, we talk about:

--How depression can be kicked off by pharmaceuticals (including drugs for ADD/ADHD and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories).

--If you have 5 of these symptoms for more than 2 weeks, you should seek help for depression.

--Why Structure/Function health care should be a part of your care for depression in order to get to the underlying cause.

--How hormones, structural issues, nutritional deficiencies, food allergies, and imbalances in minerals are important considerations as a cause of depression.

--How 70% of depressed patients in one study had thyroid issues, and how antidepressants can often be eliminated after the thyroid is working properly.

--How low iron is a common cause of depression in teenage girls, and the inspiring story of the Mom who now has her daughter back.

--The tear-jerking story of an 84-year-old woman who avoided being put on antidepressants and being admitted to a nursing home because Dr. Prather discovered too low cholesterol and low fat levels as the source of her problem.

--Why Dr. Prather says acupuncture "almost consistently" helps bring people out of a depressive state and gives patients relief from anxiety and insomnia.

--The natural, non-pharmaceutical treatments Dr. Prather uses in his office to help those with depression.

--The story of a man who tried to commit suicide 5 times and whose life was transformed by getting his copper/zinc ratio balanced out.



Dr. Prather gives an update on the COVID-19 vaccine.  Then, he talks about how Aluminum Toxicity is the most common toxicity he sees on lab tests.  In this episode, you'll find out:

—Why there are two shots necessary for the new COVID-19 vaccine.  And the symptoms and side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.

—How the vaccine does not prevent someone from getting the COVID-19 virus, but is attempting to reduce hospitalizations and deaths.  And whether you still need the COVID-19 vaccine if you have already had the virus.

—How Aluminum is used in Dialysis treatment, which can lead to Aluminum Toxicity as a major cause of death in Dialysis patients.

—Why deodorant, toothpaste, antacids, buffered aspirin, vaccinations, Aluminum cookware, and Aluminum being used in foods as a preservative increases the issue of Aluminum Toxicity more than past generations.

—How Anorexia has been "solved" by Dr. Prather by treating the underlying Aluminum Toxicity.

—The connection between Aluminum Toxicity and ALS, Parkinson's Disease, and Alzheimer's Disease, ADHD, learning disabilities, and psychological problems.  And how Aluminum Toxicity can often imitate the symptoms of certain diseases.

—That 65% of children have heavy metal toxicity, with Aluminum being the most common one found.  And how Dr. Prather finds 30-40% of older people have Aluminum Toxicity.

—The lab test EVERYONE (even infants) should have once per year to check heavy metal toxicity.

—Why Dr. Prather always skips the salad bar and packaged salads.

—The 100% success rate The Prather Practice has in detoxing patients "very quickly" from Aluminum Toxicity in a safer and more gentle way than chelation.





This week, we're joined by a special panel of experts from The Prather Practice to talk about the importance of posture to our health.  In this episode, you'll discover:

—The three main components of posture:  Balance, Alignment, and Motion (BAM).

—How The Prather Practice uses a special app to analyze a patient's posture and track their improvement.

—Why Chiropractors are now seeing problems in posture that they never used to see before in younger patients.

—How proper posture helps avoid deterioration and pain in our joints, reduces chance of injury, and lessens fatigue.

—The research that shows, for every inch the head is positioned forward, the muscles have to work as if it adds an extra 10 pounds to the head.

—Why poor posture compresses the heart and lungs, negatively affecting circulation and breathing.  And how The Prather Practice has to teach patients how to breathe properly.

—The emotional and psychological impact of posture on stress and anxiety.

—How 80% of all Americans have back pain at some point in their lives, with low back pain the most common cause of disability in those under the age of 45.

—Why Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Rehab exercises, and Kinesio Tape are all important treatments to help improve posture.

—The exercises you can do at home to help improve your posture.



Dr. Prather opens the show with an update on the COVID-19 vaccines.  Then, he talks about the most common type of infection that people go to the doctor for.  In this episode, you'll learn:

—Who will get the new COVID-19 vaccine first, according to Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

—Why children are NOT recommended to receive the vaccine.

—How the vaccines' reported side-effects will make you feel "horrible".

—The symptoms and causes of Urinary Tract Infections, which cause 10 million doctor visits per year.

—How 84% of all UTI's are in females and 60% of all women have recurring infections at some point in their lives.

—Why 30% of those who go to the doctor with symptoms actually don't have a bacterial infection.  And how Dr. Prather is able to help patients in these situations when antibiotics are not helpful.

—The reason why Dr. Prather says that antibiotics should not be the first line of treatment for a UTI.

—How herbals are "extremely effective" for the treatment of UTI's.

—Why Dr. Prather says Cranberry powder is more effective than the juice in helping with a UTI.  Plus, how Blueberry juice is just as effective as Cranberry juice, but has one advantage over Cranberry.

—The importance of saving "precious" antibiotics for kidney infections when bladder infections are usually more easily taken care of using natural approaches.  And the Vitamins and Minerals most helpful for UTI's.




Attitude has a huge impact on our health and well-being. Dr. Prather includes it as one of his 8 Pillars of Perfect Health. In this episode, we talk about:

--The surprising studies that show most of what we see and hear is not based on reality, but is created in our brains.

--How our attitude can change our physiology and even be reflected in our bloodwork.

--The scientific studies that show how even the crystal structure of water can be changed by the words we use.

--Why Dr. Prather believes there is a problem of negativity in the medical community that helps create and perpetuate disease (and the alternative model that restores hope).

--How Structure/Function care centers around the body healing itself, where the body is the hero.

--The proven and direct link between our immune system and our attitude (and our hormones and our emotions).

--Alternatives to anti-depressants and anti-anxiety prescription drugs.

--How an imbalance in your Copper/Zinc ratio can cause emotional turmoil, including suicidal thoughts.

--The immediate changes Acupuncture brings for relaxation and combating insomnia.

--Why Dr. Prather says 80% of people are stuck in the "fight-flight" mode and the dangers it poses to our immune system and overall health.



The Centers for Disease Control reports that obesity may triple your risk of being hospitalized from a COVID-19 infection.  Dr. Prather offers the solution with the six keys to healthy fat loss that are used at The Prather Practice.  In this episode, you'll find out:

--The negative impacts to your body's physiology when your fat percentage is out of homeostasis.

--Why most diets result in the INCREASE of fat percentage. And the studies that show most diets result in people being worse off after five years than if they had never done the diet in the first place.

--How the reduction in nutrients per calorie consumed is the reason for the explosion in America's obesity rates. And how you will be less hungry when you eat foods with a higher nutritional value.

--Why "abs are made in the kitchen". And why we should get our food from farmers, not corporations, to reduce the toxicity level in our bodies.

--The importance of having your hormones balanced correctly if you want to see any results when it comes to losing fat.

--How The Prather Practice has a unique approach in NATURALLY balancing out a patient's hormones. And why Dr. Prather says bioidentical hormones are "extremely dangerous" and increase your cancer risk.

--Why the goal should be to have the BODY regulating your hormones, not the doctor.

--The role that the brain's image of your body (in the hypothalamus) plays in setting your body's weight. And how the HCG Diet tricks the brain to focus on eating fat, not muscle or organ tissue.

--How to increase your body's thermogenesis (the body's rate of burning calories).

--The reason why a person's gut health can often be the number one reason they are not losing weight.



Homeopathy is extremely safe and acts immediately, making it something that should be included in your first aid arsenal.  Plus, Dr. Prather gives the latest COVID-19 update.  In this episode, you'll discover:

—How the Centers for Disease Control estimates about one-third of Americans have had COVID-19 so far, even though only about a tenth of that number have tested positive for it.

—The latest news on the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, which is reported to be 90% effective.  And the questions that remain about it.

—Why the regular flu is "almost non-existent" right now.  And the theory about how COVID-19 may be crowding out the flu.

—The differences between President Trump's COVID-19 plans and Vice-President Biden's COVID-19 plans as we await the final election result in the coming weeks.

—How Homeopathy was once the dominant form of medicine in the United States and was even used by Eli Lilly.

—The example Dr. Prather uses of Nitroglycerin, which is a Homeopathic medicine that most people don't even realize is a Homeopathic.

—Why Homeopathic medicines are especially excellent for children as they work immediately and do not have any side-effects like pharmaceuticals.

—The reason for opposition to Homeopathy and the resurgence we are now seeing in it.

—How Homeopathy can be used to help a variety of conditions, including:  bruising, sprains, fractures, fear, blows to the head or spine, heat stroke, black eyes, frostbite, wounds, cuts, and bleeding.

—Why Homeopathic medicines are effective in your First Aid kit for issues such as:  joint sprains, muscle strains, tendon injury, poison ivy, nerve injury, pain in fingers and toes, insect and animal bites, bee stings, burns, sunburn, shingles, splinters, ear aches, abuse of alcohol and drugs, and hangovers.



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