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About the Alpha IV Team

At Alpha IV Therapy, we have a dedicated and experienced medical team that is committed to providing exceptional care to our patients. Our team includes a medical director, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with extensive knowledge and training in IV hydration and vitamin infusion therapy.

We understand the importance of delivering personalized treatment and creating a comfortable atmosphere for our patients. From the moment you walk into our clinic, our team will work to ensure your experience is second to none. At Alpha IV Therapy, we are dedicated to helping you achieve optimal health and wellness.

Daxon Chapman

Co-owner

Brent Behles

Paramedic

Olivia Vogele

Front Desk

Mandi

Front Desk

What is IV Therapy?

IV therapy, or intravenous therapy, is a medical treatment that involves the administration of fluids, electrolytes, vitamins, and minerals directly into the bloodstream through a vein. This delivery method allows for rapid absorption of nutrients and hydration, making it an effective way to treat various conditions, including dehydration, illness, and nutrient deficiencies. IV therapy is safe, minimally invasive, and can be customized to meet the individual needs and preferences of each patient.

Step 1: Assessment

Before administering IV therapy, a medical professional will conduct a thorough assessment of your medical history and current symptoms. This information will help them determine the most appropriate type and dose of fluids, vitamins, and minerals to include in your IV.

Step 2: Infusion

Once your medical professional has determined the appropriate treatment plan, they will insert a small needle into one of your veins and connect it to an IV drip bag. The drip bag contains a customized blend of saline, vitamins, and minerals to meet your needs.

Step 3: Monitoring

While the IV is being administered, a medical professional will monitor your vital signs and ensure that the IV drip is flowing at the appropriate rate. This ensures that you receive the optimal amount of fluids and nutrients and that the process is safe and effective.

Step 4: Care

After IV therapy, the medical professional will carefully remove the needle and apply pressure to the site to prevent bleeding and bruising. They will also provide instructions on any follow-up care that may be necessary, such as monitoring your hydration levels or taking supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common FAQs about IV therapy to help you better understand this safe and effective medical treatment. We’ve compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions to help you make informed decisions about your healthcare.

How does IV therapy work?

IV therapy delivers fluids, vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous drip. This method of delivery allows for rapid absorption of nutrients and hydration, making it an effective way to treat a range of conditions, including dehydration, illness, and nutrient deficiencies. By replenishing your body with the nutrients and fluids it needs, IV therapy can help you feel your best and achieve optimal wellness.

How is IV therapy administered?

IV therapy is administered through a small needle inserted into a vein in the arm or hand. A tube connects the needle to an IV drip bag containing a customized blend of fluids, vitamins, and minerals. The drip bag is hung on a stand and administered slowly over a period of 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the specific treatment plan.

How long does an IV infusion take?

An IV infusion typically takes between 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the specific treatment plan and the individual needs of each patient.

Is IV infusion better than oral supplements?

IV infusion therapy is more effective than oral supplements because it delivers nutrients and hydration directly into the bloodstream. This method of delivery allows for more rapid and complete absorption, as the digestive system does not need to break down and process the nutrients. This ensures you receive 100% of the nutrients instantly.

How long do the effects of IV infusion last?

The effects of an IV infusion can vary depending on the individual and the specific treatment plan. However, most people report feeling the effects of hydration for several days after the treatment, while the vitamins and minerals included in the IV drip can remain in the system for up to two weeks.

Who administers the IV infusion?

At Alpha IV Therapy, our entire medical team is trained and licensed to administer IV infusions. Our team includes a medical director, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who have extensive knowledge and experience in IV therapy and can ensure safe and effective treatment.

How often should I undergo IV infusion therapy?

The frequency of IV infusion therapy will depend on your individual needs and goals. Some people may benefit from regular treatments to maintain optimal health and wellness, while others may only need occasional treatments as needed. Here are some general guidelines for determining how often you should undergo IV infusion therapy:

For preventative health and wellness, we recommend two IV drips per month to help balance out any vitamin deficiencies or less-than-ideal eating habits.
If you have a specific health condition or nutrient deficiency, your medical professional may recommend more frequent treatments to address your needs.
If you are physically active and engage in tough workouts, you may benefit from more frequent treatments to help boost metabolism and increase recovery.

Ultimately, the frequency of your IV infusion therapy will depend on your individual needs and goals and should be discussed with our qualified medical professionals.

Can I have an allergic reaction to the IV solution?

Although allergic reactions to IV solutions are rare, they can sometimes occur. Some people may have an allergy or sensitivity to one or more ingredients in the IV solution, which can cause symptoms such as hives, itching, or swelling. However, we always ask about your allergies and take all necessary precautions to prevent allergic reactions.

What are my IV aftercare guidelines?

After undergoing IV infusion therapy, it’s important to follow proper aftercare guidelines to ensure a quick and safe recovery. Here are some general guidelines to follow:

Leave your bandage on for at least 15 minutes to allow the puncture site to clot.
Keep the puncture site clean and dry after you remove your bandage to prevent infection.
Avoid showering, bathing, or swimming for at least 1 hour after treatment.
Avoid stressing the puncture site for 24 hours after your treatment, which means avoiding heavy lifting or strenuous exercise.
A small amount of bleeding at the puncture site is normal, but if you experience excessive bleeding or swelling, contact your medical professional.
If you experience any pain, discomfort, or unusual symptoms after your treatment, contact your medical professional right away.

Following these aftercare guidelines can help ensure a safe and effective recovery from your IV infusion therapy. If you have any questions or concerns, contact your medical professional.

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