iVp faq

can i share the $49 rate with my spouse, partner or family?

yes, everyone in your household qualifies for the preferred $49 sitting fee + the cost of product and can come as often as they desire. at the time of registration we will ask you to include additional household members.

what happens when i need to cancel an appointment?

we understand things come up, luckily we only require 24 hours notice to cancel your iV appointment. simply give us a call to reschedule your appointment.

what happens after 12 months?

your iVp membership continues monthly until you decide to cancel. we require one month written notice after your initial 12-month period.

what happens if i miss my monthly iVp member treatment?

relax and enjoy your membership. if you miss your monthly appointment we will issue an iV credit to your account. use two iV treatments the next month or bring someone with you on your next visit. please book your appointments in advance.

what do the 3 drops symbolize for imbuir?

imbuir drops

the 3 drops in our logo and iV choices symbolize trust, quality and integrity. imbuir iV therapy treatments are administered by trusted medical professionals, our formulas are preservative/additive free and include the highest quality ingredients, and we always keep the integrity of the profession and patient in mind.

what is “+ the cost of product” and the “ sitting fee” ?

“+ the cost of product’” for each iV varies because of the ingredient complexity. most iV formulas cost $25 – $50 so you can try different formulas or find a favorite. you will be billed for the iV formula you choose at the time of visit. visit our website for pricing details and hours of operation.

“the sitting fee” is the cost to administer and monitor the iV by a certified medical professional. the iVp member rate is $49 and the regular sitting fee is $75. sitting fee may be covered by your extended health benefits under naturopathic medicine (insurance).

what is the iV environment like?

we provide a semi private open concept or a private room is available when you book in advance (based on availability).

our semi private environment is modern, warm and relaxing. our medical professionals will continually monitor your progress during the iV. enjoy calming music, complimentary tea, ‘tablet for surfing’, or bring your own entertainment. we ask you keep all cell phones on silent and use head phones as needed (supplied) out of respect for others.

can i come more than once a month?

yes, many people enjoy weekly iV’s as a part of a healthier lifestyle. as a member you are only required to have one iVp visit a month to maintain your membership rate.

what is the process for an iV treatment?

if you are new to iV (intravenous) therapy, you’ve come to the right place. at imbuir, we offer an initial iV therapy experience of $49 + tax with no obligations afterwards. your initial iV visit includes a health check + sitting fee + our iV multi formula (myers cocktail).

we want you to enjoy your first iV experience at a stress-free price. after your initial iV experience you can join our iVp club anytime and become an iVp member at an affordable monthly rate, or simply visit us throughout the year when needed. our clinic is warm & friendly and our team of medical professionals are experienced and professionally trained.

when you arrive for your first iV experience our staff will greet you and ask you to fill out a health check form; allow 10-15 minutes before your appointment start time for this or print a copy of the health form from our website and bring it with you.

a certified medical professional will then greet you and perform a brief health check in our iV start room. after your health check your certified medical professional will begin the iV administration process. our team is highly qualified and trained and we will do everything we can to ensure you feel comfortable during the iV insertion. after the iV has been administered you will be walked to one of our comfortable iV chairs of your choice. we provide a semi private open concept or a private room is available when you book in advance (based on availability).

our semi private environment is modern, warm and relaxing. our medical professionals will continually monitor your progress during the iV. enjoy calming music, complimentary tea, ‘tablet for surfing’, or bring your own entertainment. we ask you keep all cell phones on silent and use head phones as needed (supplied) out of respect for others.

once your iV is complete your medical professional will discontinue the iV process and monitor your treatment and walk you to the reception desk, where our staff will take your payment, provide you with a receipt and assist you with booking your next appointment. we look forward to meeting you!

how does the iVp club work?
  • complete your initial $49 iV therapy experience. no obligations to join. no member fees.
  • join the iVp club and commit to a an affordable monthly iV experience for a minimum 12 months.
  • receive the iVp member rates for all future visits- $49 sitting fee + ‘cost of product’.
  • simply book an appointment + choose the iV formula of your preference.
  • imbuir also offers a full range of naturopathic medicine services.
what does my initial $49 visit include?

your initial iV visit includes a health check + sitting fee + our iv multi formula (myers cocktail). if you want to try a different iv formula you can upgrade your initial iV treatment (additional costs apply).

do I have to join after the initial $49 iV experience?

at imbuir, we offer an initial iV therapy experience of $49 + tax with no obligations. feel free to join the iVp club after your first visit or anytime in the future. no member fees + no hidden costs.

what is iV therapy and is it safe?

intravenous therapy (iV therapy at imbuir) was pioneered 40+ years ago by dr. john myers (founder of the myers cocktail) and is the infusion of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients directly into the blood stream. imbuir iV formulas were developed to help optimize your lifestyle + wellbeing. iV therapy can only be administered by certified medical professionals. our team is highly qualified with years of experience and always have patient care in mind.

why become an iVp member?

iVp members have access to savings throughout the entire year and allows you to make iV therapy an affordable monthly experience. joining the iVp club gives you the special members rate of only $49 sitting fee (save $25 per visit).

chances are the $49 is covered by your extended health benefits (insurance) so in fact you are only paying for the ‘+ cost of product’. this allows you to enjoy iV therapy at an affordable cost year round. if you don’t have insurance coverage the cost is still affordable for each iV visit.

you also receive a 10% discount on select supplement purchases. most iVp members save over $300/year and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

what makes imbuir unique?

Comfort

  • It’s all about the chairs! In our comfortable and modern atmosphere you’ll find that perfect space for total relaxation.
  • Borrow one of our tablets and listen to music, watch a movie, or read a book/magazine while you’re receiving your individualized iV™ treatment.
  • Sit in one of our open concept areas or book a private room in advance

Convenience

  • If you can’t break away from work, bring your laptop – we have free wireless internet.
  • Forgot your laptop or tablet at home/work? Borrow one of our brand new Samsung Galaxy tablets.

Service

  • Our naturopathic doctors and their support team are here to help you with anything you need.
  • We also provide a selection of organic, herbal teas for you to enjoy during your treatment. Nutritious protein bars are available for purchase.
  • imbuir focuses on trust, quality and integrity with our products, services and iV ingredients
what is the setting like?

At imbuir, our team is focused on providing naturopathic care in a modern medicine paradigm. That means it’s all about you – your comfort, your convenience, and your individualized treatment. We want to provide you with the most advanced, effective treatment protocols in a modern, relaxed atmosphere. we offer several semi-private areas for our guests and also offer private rooms for individual needs.

why is iV™ therapy being used by so many athletes?

iV™ therapy helps athletes to:

  • Boost performance and increase strength
  • Reduce fatigue and shorten recovery time
how does iV™ therapy work as a cold or flu treatment?

Vitamin C has a reputation for being helpful in decreasing the duration of cold and flu, as well as, reducing symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, cough and body aches. At therapeutic dosages attained through iV therapy, high-dose vitamin C may be anti-microbial and immune enhancing. B-complex vitamins, such as vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin b12 (hydroxcobalamin), are helpful for alleviating symptoms of fatigue; while trace minerals such as zinc and selenium help with improving anti-oxidant potential. This combination of vitamins and minerals may help boost your immunity and help you feel better, faster.

will my insurance cover treatment?

In many cases, extended health care covers naturopathic medicine services. At imbuir this may include the iV sitting fees and iM consultation fees. Chances are your insurance covers all or most of the sitting fees and naturopathic consultation fees.

how long will my iV™ therapy take? can i bring a friend or family member?

The time per iV treatment varies depending on the contents of your iV bag and what formula you choose. These treatments can range from 45-90 minutes in duration. In most cases the treatment is 45-60 minutes.

Feel free to bring a friend or family member and enjoy the iV experience together. imbuir offers seating up to 20 people at one time and encourage you to spread the word!

do iV™ and iM™ treatments hurt?

Our naturopathic doctors are certified in parenteral therapy and have lots of iV and iM experience. Most patient feel very little on insertion of the iV, and during an iM injection. Some patients may experience an mild aching sensation during the iV treatment but the simple application of a heating pack makes all the difference.

where do i actually have my iV™ therapy?

Your iV™ is started in a private room and then you get to decide where you’d like to sit! Your choices include one of our comfy leather recliners, a cozy chair in a coffee shop setting near the fireplace or at our glass table work station. Private rooms are available when booked in advance and based on availability.

Many of our patients enjoy reading a book, listening to music, surf the internet or use their laptops, while they have their treatment.

who administers and supervises my iV therapy?

Your iV therapy is administered by one of imbuir’s experienced naturopathic doctors, certified in parenteral therapy. They have extensive expertise in administering all types of intravenous nutrient therapy. Your treatment is designed and directly supervised by highly skilled practitioners.

what are the advantages of iV™ therapy?

Nutrients delivered directly to cells through the bloodstream
With iV™ therapy, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients are quickly delivered through your bloodstream to cells in the body, where they are immediately available for use. There’s no waiting for the nutrients to be absorbed through the digestive tract and processed by the liver.

Fewer side effects
iV™ therapy bypasses the gastrointestinal tract. and eliminates side-effects such as upset stomach, abdominal cramping, nausea, or diarrhea, that sometimes result from taking high doses of certain vitamins and minerals such as vitamin c and magnesium orally.

Allows for high-dose therapy necessary for effective treatment outcomes
Research has shown that there are specific blood/tissue concentrations of certain nutrients that must be achieved in order for them to be pharmacologically active. Numerous studies show that high concentrations of Vitamin C are required in the serum and intracellular fluid before it can exert its beneficial effects.

 

 

What can I expect from iV™ therapy?

Our therapies are designed to help with the replacement of vital nutrients. The benefits of our therapies may include but are not limited to increases in energy, improvements in metabolism, elevated immune function and an overall sense of well-being.

what is naturopathic integrative medicine?

A holistic approach to medicine focusing on wellness and health of the whole person, applying alternative and conventional practices. Our naturopathic doctors believe in patient-centred care and work with medical doctors and other practitioners to help our patients achieve their health care goals.

what is iV™ therapy and the history of intravenous therapy?

Intravenous therapy (iV™ therapy at imbuir) was pioneered 40+ years ago by Dr. John Myers who formulated the ‘Myers Cocktail’ which is the infusion of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients directly into the blood stream. imbuir take sit to the next level and our iV™ formulas were developed to optimize your lifestyle, and our naturopathic team can customize a formula specific to your needs. Compared with other routes of administration, the intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and nutrients, ensuring optimal absorption.

We thank John Myers for the past 40+ years and imbuir looks forward to making iV therapy mainstream for the next 40+ years.

what is iM™ therapy?

Need a quick boost and there’s not enough time for an iV™? Get a quick fix with an iM™ (intramuscular injection) treatment. In just minutes, you’ll be able to help elevate your energy, stimulate your metabolism and even brighten your complexion.