We all know that carrying extra weight often comes with emotional baggage, which can include depression, low self-esteem, social isolation and more. This is among the many reasons many want to start a weight loss regimen. The first step is often the hardest, sometimes walking through the door looking for help is very scary.
We, at Elevation Medical Weight Loss, know that sometimes you just need a place to go where you can find non-judgemental, empathetic people who want to see you lose excess weight as much as you want to lose it. Congratulations! You have found us and we are here to help you on your way to your goals!
To make getting started as convenient as possible, we offer both appointment and walk-in hours. If you are a walk-in patient, please expect to wait. Hopefully we can fit you in without delay, but we always prioritize our appointments first so please understand if we have to ask you to wait. *Shots and weigh-ins NEVER have to make an appointment.*
Our prescribers are usually not here every day. We have several offices between which they have to travel. The ONLY time you can get a refill on your medications is when a prescriber is present in the office. There are NO exceptions. Shots and weigh-ins are every day, and any time we are open.
Let us walk you through your first visit so you will know just what to expect.
–Paperwork 🙁 Everyone’s favorite! Yes, but it’s not too much. Most of it is just consent forms. Two pages, front and back.
–Photo ID – We need a photo ID on just your first visit. We will make a copy of it for your chart.
After all of the paperwork is done, you will be asked to go into the room and the first thing we do is weigh you (to get that part over with), after that is done we will ask you if you would like any injections. We offer B12, Fat Burner, Energy (with Anti-Inflammatory), B-Complex shots. These are weekly injections. You can choose to get them as you come or buy them by the package. We will take a waist measurement also. We also may take a blood pressure and heart rate. It’s very easy and only takes a minute.
When that is done you will be sent to the prescriber. Our prescriber will go over all of the plans with you and you and she will decide what is best for you according to what you want to lose and all the information that you give her. She will tell you exactly how to take your medications or to use your injections, whatever you choose. You will leave with paperwork and all of the necessary things you will need to start your weight loss program.
Once all of your decisions have been made you will come out to the reception area. Any program you choose, you will leave with. Payment will be required when you leave.
We accept CREDIT/DEBIT CARD, CASH, CARE CREDIT
*We do NOT accept Checks
Now you will be on your way to start your new adventure and we will be there for you every step of the way! We encourage you to weigh in once a week. We understand some of our patients live very far away and are unable to do that. We still would like to keep in touch with your progress and so we ask our patients who are not local to email us with their progress.
There you have it. Now you know what to expect when you come in for the first time. Now don’t be a stranger!