What is Functional Medicine?
What is included in the first initial consult appointment?
The first consultation visit is typically 60 minutes. After discussing your current medical issues in-depth, we will co-create an action plan to help you feel better. If Dr. Stephanie feels that you need to visit your PCP or a specialist, she will share that advice with you. All of the information gathered during the consultation will be available for you to share with your primary care medical team as needed.
Can Dr. Stephanie Thompson be my primary care provider?
Do you take insurance?
Does Dr. Stephanie prescribe prescription drugs and medications?
Does Dr. Stephanie believe in and practice regular, conventional medicine?
Your healthcare and wellbeing goals are important. It is Dr. Stephanie’s belief that blending integrated, personalized functional medicine and modern, conventional medicine is the future of medicine and healing.
What is an IV?
If you’re nervous about needles, the IV treatment does involve a quick poke with a small needle, but as soon as the vein is accessed, the needle comes out and the plastic catheter is left in its place.
Is IV Therapy Safe?
Before every client receives IV therapy, their health history is evaluated, and any concerns or questions are answered.
Side effects from IV therapy are rare, but on occasion, clients might experience some discomfort, bruising, inflammation, or redness around the site of injection– which could last from a few minutes to several days.
How often should I get an IV?
What can I expect during IV treatment?
You might experience a warming sensation in your arm, chest, or abdomen while the IV is infused, or you might taste some of the vitamins and nutrients that are in the treatment.
What are the advantages of regular wellness injections?
Some other benefits include an increase in energy, and a boost in concentration, memory, and mood.
Where are the injections given?
Will the injection hurt?
What if I don’t like needles, but really want to start my wellness journey?
Can I get both an IV and IM vitamin shot at the same time?
What exactly is a neurotoxin? Which products do you use?
How does Jeuveau® work?
How long does the neurotoxin last?
What is a dermal filler?
It’s temporary and completely biodegradable. Depending on what type of fillers and where they’re placed, results can last between one and two years.
What should I do after getting a dermal filler?
Who will I see for weight loss?
You will meet one-on-one with Dr. Stephanie for every visit. She will review your medical history and conduct a brief physical. She’ll also clearly explain the system, along with her expectations. After your initial consultation, you’ll visit monthly to track your progress and goals.
What happens at my medical weight loss visit?
What are the medications, and are they safe?
Are these medications available to anyone?
The doctor will review your medical history to determine whether you are a good candidate, and will prescribe a treatment plan accordingly. However, if no contraindications are present and your BMI is over 26, you will likely be considered a good candidate.