All About IV Therapy

1What is in a Myers Cocktail?
"Myers' cocktail" is the colloquial name for an intravenous nutrient mixture invented by Baltimore physician John Myers containing magnesium, calcium, various B vitamins and vitamin C that is promoted as an alternative treatment for a broad range of conditions.
2What Is IV Nutrition Therapy?
IV Nutrient Therapy is when vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are administered directly into the bloodstream (intravenously infused) through an IV drip. It is a safe, powerful and innovative therapy that supports the resolution of numerous health problems such as infections, fatigue, heart disease and even cancer.
3What is Normal Saline vs. Lactated Ringers
Lactated Ringers: Lactated ringer is an electrolyte replenishment as well a sterile solution.
Normal saline is a phrase used to generally refer to a solution of 0.90% w/v of sodium chloride, 308 mOsm/L or 9.0 g per liter. Normal saline also works as an antiseptic.
4What is an Injection vs. Infusion
An injection method of putting fluid into the body, usually with a syringe and a hollow needle which is pierced through the skin to a sufficient depth for the material to be administered into the body.
Intravenous therapy (IV therapy or iv therapy in short) is the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein

Cryotherapy / Sport Recovery Compression

1What is Cryo Therapy?
Cryo Therapy is essentially the process of using cold temperatures for their health benefits. This form of therapy has been used in different ways since the 1700s to decrease pain and muscle spasms, improve recovery, slow cell aging and improve health
2What is Compression Therapy
Compression Therapy is a fundamental treatment used to help with:
  • Pre and Post Workout - recover at a more accelerated rate and increase performance
    • Injury Recovery – Focuses on both acute and chronic injuries and areas of pain
      • Post-Surgery Rehab – accelerate the healing process and decrease down time
3What is Whole body CryoTherapy
During a whole body Cryo Therapy treatment, a person stands in a cylindrical sauna as super cooled air chilled by liquid nitrogen drops the temperature to -265 (F). When the skin temperature is decreased rapidly, it provokes a hypothermic response.

What Goes into Our Infusions

1Magnesium:
  • Better sleep with the help of the release of melatonin
  • Nourish and helps the Immune system
  • Relaxes the central nervous system for further relaxation and stress relief
  • Relaxes muscles and reduce soreness
  • Helps body absorb Calcium, which is vital in muscle contraction and decreasing risk of Osteoporosis
  • Promotes muscles growth helping release IGF-1
  • Helps control Inflammation in the body
  • Antioxidant that helps fight against toxins and free-radicals
2Calcium
  • Helps build and maintain strong bones
  • Effects nerve conduction and muscle contraction for strength and decrease cramping Your heart, muscles and nerves also need calcium to function properly
3Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
  • Vital in many body functions including heart, nervous system, and muscles
  • Helps in energy (carbohydrate) metabolism Used to treat people who have heart disease, metabolic disorders, aging, glaucoma, cataracts, and motion sickness. Helps improve cognitive function
4Vitamin B5 (Dexpanthenol/Pantothenic Acid)
  • Vital to the manufacture of red blood cells, helps maintain healthy digestive tract
  • Influences the synthesis and breakdown of cholesterol, carbohydrates and fatty acids
  • Helps with the synthesis of Steroid Hormones and hemoglobin
  • May assist in wound healing
  • Might improve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
5Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
  • Helps synthesize antibodies that are needed to fight many diseases
  • Help maintain healthy brain function
  • Helps form red blood cells
  • Helps breaking down and digesting proteins
6Vitamin B12 (Colbalamin)
  • Energy production
  • Essential in the production of blood cells in bone marrow, and for nerve sheaths and proteins
  • Helps immune system to operate at its best, regulates mood, and sleep cycles
  • Crucial in converting carbohydrates and fats into energy
7Vitamin C
  • Anti-Oxidant, preventing degradation of the body
  • Detoxifier, reducing toxicity from medicines and chemicals
  • Required for the synthesis of collagen, for skin, bones, muscles, tendons and blood vessels
  • Assist in wound healing, repairing, and maintaining health of bones and teeth
  • Assist body in absorbing iron
  • Helps with the synthesis f Norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter that helps mood
8Glutathione (GSH)
  • The primary intracellular antioxidant – essential to life
  • Potent Anti-Viral with its role with White Blood cells
  • Can prevent or reverse alcohol induced liver disease
  • Helps with chronic fatigue syndrome and some lung diseases
  • One of the strongest Anti-Cancer Agents and used to treat HIV/AIDs
  • Levels decrease with age, helps slow the aging process
9Toradol
  • Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS)
  • Works by reducing the hormones that cause inflammation and pain