IV and Injectable Therapies
What are IM (Intramuscular) Injections?
Intramuscular injections deliver many different nutrients or sterile substances directly into the muscle where they can be delivered directly to the tissues and cells of the body.
What is Intravenous (IV) Therapy?
Intravenous therapy delivers many different sterile substances directly into the bloodstream where they can circulate and be delivered directly to the tissues and cells of the body.
Who administers and supervises my IV Vitamin Therapy?
IV therapy is administered by a licensed Naturopathic Physician certified by the CNPBC.
How long will my IV therapy take?
A treatment may range from 20 minutes to 90 minutes. In order for your Naturopathic Physician to be able to administer IV therapy, they will require you that you have had recent blood work (in the last 1-3 months). We require a minimum or the following lab work prior to your visit to ensure your safety (lab work is individualized to the patient):
- CBC + differential
- Liver function tests--ALT, AST, GGT
- Kidney function tests - GFR, creatinine
- Electrolytes--Potassium, sodium, magnesium
- Other testing as required
Other injectable therapies are provided by licensed Naturopathic doctor certified in IV Therapy and or Chelation Therapy
Neural therapy is a physical therapy that was first developed in Germany and has been practiced around the world since the 1940’s .
Chelation involves administering a chemical to the body that is able to bind heavy metal ions and remove them from the body. Chelating agents may be administered orally, rectally or intravenously.