What is Integrative Healthcare?

At Zumbro Valley Health Center, we encourage patients to take an active role in their healthcare working alongside their practitioner. Integrative health care focuses on treating the whole person, including the mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and community aspects. We work alongside other community organizations to provide the best possible care.

Kavita Prasad

Dr. Kavita Prasad, MD
Integrative Care Medical Director/Physician

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Principles of Integrative Medicine

A partnership between the patient and the practitioner

Consideration of all factors that influence health, wellness, disease – including mind, body, and spirit

Use of conventional and alternative methods to facilitate the body’s innate healing response

Appropriate consideration is given to using of less-invasive and less-harmful interventions, when possible, while addressing the whole person in addition to the disease.

The concept that medicine is based on good science, is inquiry-driven and open to critical consideration of new paradigms

Integrative Therapies

Our medical practitioner is trained in both conventional and complementary and integrative medicine and offers a comprehensive understanding of health care and healing. Depending on the condition and symptoms, we work towards creating a healing plan that combines a range of therapies. These may include:

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Health and Wellness Coaching

Biofeedback via HeartMath©


Medicine and Other Conventional Therapies

Stress Management and Resiliency Training via SMART©

Relaxation Therapies, Including Mindfulness

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Here to Help

Our trained staff will provide a mental health assessment for you or your loved one. Call us at 507.289.2089 or visit our facility to get started.

In the case of a mental health crisis, please call our crisis line at 844.274.7472, text MN to 741741, or call 988.