Family Practice Primary Care/Functional Medicine
Focus on the least harmful, most effective therapies
Find and Treat the underlying cause
Recognition of the Whole Person:
All body systems - as an interactive system
Body, Mind, Emotions, Energetic / Spiritual
Believe in the healing power of the individual
and the body's innate wisdom
Empower the Patient - doctor as teacher
to pass on knowledge to optimize health and empower the patient to understand
their health challenges and treatment options
Honor the patient and their wisdom
co create healing as a team
Naturopathic / Functional Medicine
Naturopathic physicians are known as doctors who listen. Visits are 30-90 minutes.
Initial Consultations with Dr. Tanis are 90 minutes
What to expect: An extensive intake of symptoms and medical history, pertinent labs
A follow up visit for a full physical exam and discussion of lab results;
development of comprehensive treatment plan.
Follow up visits: vary from 30-90 minutes depending on necessity
What to expect for treatments
Naturopathic and Functional medicine approach which may include:
Lifestyle and Dietary changes - to optimize health and treat underlying cause of imbalance
Lab testing to determine areas of imbalance and direct focus of therapies: Routine labs and specialty labs
such as: CBC, Comprehensive Metabolic, Thyroid, Lipid, Neurotransmitter and hormone, Organic acids,
Digestive panels/Microbial balance and parasite testing, Inflammatory food testing, cellular micro- nutrient testing, Genetic testing and more as needed.
Vitamin Nutrients and Herbs - to support health, healing, prevent future disease, address cause of imbalance
Detoxification - and minimization of exposures to toxins
Counseling / Interview - a chance to be heard on many levels and supported to obtain health goals
Massage and Other Bodywork - to address pain and musculoskeletal / fascia imbalances
Flower Essences, Homeopathics, Therapies / Meditative focuses - to move through difficult emotions, shift patterns
Additional therapies may include:
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine - acupuncture, electro-acupucnture, moxa, gua sha, cupping, Chinese herbs
Doctor-Patient Co-creative team - health and healing is a complicated process for which the patient must take
ownership. The doctor-patient relationship allows for expansion of knowledge, tools, and support for healing
Through integration of an in-depth health interview, physical exam, laboratory testing, and intake of experiences and goals, Dr. Tanis Kleckler develops treatments which are tailored to achieve effective individualized care focusing on the underlying cause.
Consideration of the whole person (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and life situation) is applied to every therapy.
A focus will always be to identify the root cause and develop a supportive physician-patient relationship to guide the healing process.
Dr. Tanis takes most forms of insurance.
"It is important to me, that I listen to the patient and their experiences in order to provide options, education, and therapies which can empower and effectively move an individual to greater health. I believe healing is a journey, and a process."