Penny George Institute for Health and Healing – Kate Otremba, DNP
My professional interests include, partnering with people to help them utilize integrative and conventional medicine to optimize health and address upstream issues contributing to chronic diseases. More specifically, I am interested in utilizing principles of functional medicine in the management of diabetes, obesity, autoimmune diseases, gastrointestinal illness (including IBS and acid reflux), fatigue, depression/anxiety, PMS/hormone imbalance, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other health conditions.
Hometown: Saint Paul, MN
Best part of my work with my patients: I enjoy listening to people’s unique stories, working together to identify the factors that are contributing to disease/imbalance in their lives, and supporting them through development of holistic, personalized care plans.
Why I became a provider: I find joy in connecting with people and sharing my passion for a whole-person approach to health and well-being.
Practice philosophy: I believe in the importance of building a therapeutic partnership to help individuals identify root causes of disease/imbalance in their life while supporting patients in their journey toward greater health and well-being. I believe health and well-being can be enhanced by utilizing food as medicine, learning stress management, and addressing the environmental, spiritual and relational factors contributing to our health.
At the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, you will find a consistent philosophy regardless of whether you visit an integrative and functional medicine provider, have an acupuncture treatment, consult with an integrative nutritionist or health coach, or take a wellness class.
We work with you to help you access your body’s innate healing abilities and provide you the education and coaching you’ll need to become the best YOU.
What does this all mean for you?
— When you are healthy, our providers can help find ways to strengthen your immunity, improve your sleep and digestion, help you reach your ideal weight, or move toward any health and fitness goal you have.
— If you become ill or just feel unwell, we will be here to support you with natural treatment options that work with your body to optimize your healing potential.
— If you are looking for solutions for a specific problem, such as chronic pain, digestive difficulties, hormone imbalances, fatigue or stress, we work with you to identify the best treatment options within the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing family of providers.
We offer integrative medicine services in more than 20 locations statewide.