Providing cutting edge news, education, and practical advice on nutrition, lifestyle, toxins and disease, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, genomics, inflammation, digestive health, and  more!

Join hosts Dana Laake and Dr. Kevin Passero for lively weekly discussions with health experts and
thought leaders in the fields of integrative, personalized, and functional medicine.

Pain Management

Manual Regulation Therapy for Chronic Pain Relief

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Ron Murray will discuss manual regulation therapy for chronic pain relief.

Dr. Ron Murray, PT, ND, is a doctor of integrative medicine and a trainer of healing professionals. He is a master practitioner and teacher of CranialSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Myofacial Release, and Body Mind Healing. Through his understanding of the human body, he helps his clients and students conceptualize how each of these healing techniques make it possible for the body to “let go” of chronic pain and dysfunction and come back to a more natural, optimal state of function.


Prolotherapy – natural treatment for chronic pain

Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Ali Safayan will be discussing prolotherapy – a natural treatment for chronic pain.

Ali Safayan, MD, is a founder of one of the first integrative medicine practices in the Washington, DC area. He incorporates the best of conventional medicine with complementary therapies such as medical acupuncture, allergy elimination technique, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, prolotherapy, nutritional counseling and supplementation.


How to Treat Pain with Safe Homeopathic Medicines.

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Christophe Merville will be discussing how to treat pain with safe homeopathic medicines. He will also talk about solutions for dry winter skin, digestive issues from holiday overeating, baby digestive issues, sleeplessness, and stress common around the holiday. 

Christophe Merville, D. Pharm., has been the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron – the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines – since 1990. Dr. Merville has created training programs, both online and in print, for pharmacists and retailers on homeopathy and medicines available to treat common health conditions.


The Benefits of Fish Oil for Anti-Aging, Inflammation, and Fitness

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Mackie Shilstone will be discussing the benefits of fish oil for anti-aging, inflammation, and fitness.

Mackie Shilstone is one of America’s most influential sports performance managers, whose expertise has played a pivotal role in the long-term success of world-class athletes. Over 3,000 professional athletes have turned to Mackie to give them the body, drive, stamina, and performance they need to win. Mackie has written six books on fitness and weight management. His newest book, Body Plan for Kids, is a comprehensive guide for parents to gain control of their child’s weight through healthy eating, fitness, and increasing self-esteem.


Neck and back pain will be discussed, including common causes, treatment and prevention

Neck and back pain will be discussed, including common causes, treatment and prevention with special guest: Dr. John Park, D.C., C.S.C.S., of Progressive Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation.


Nonsurgical Decompression of the Spine without Drugs and Pain

Nonsurgical decompression of the spine without drugs and pain with special guest: Dr. Avram Weinberg – HealthSource, Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab


Nutritional strategies for pain management

Topics: Nutritional strategies for pain management
Special guest: Dr. Hector L. Lopez, M.D., M.S., CSCS, FAAPMR – physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist


Fibromyalgia and physical therapy solutions

Topics: Fibromyalgia and physical therapy solutions
Special guest: May Kesler, MTh, PT – founder, Kesler Physical Massage & Movement Therapy


Integrative approach to pain management

Topics:Integrative approach to pain management
Special guest: Guy Chamberland M.Sc., Ph.D – Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Product Development for Biotanika


Integrative approach to managing migraines

Topics: Integrative approach to managing migraines
Special guest: Dr. Kevin Kelleher, MD – a “Top Doctor” from Washingtonian Magazine