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Mar 19, 2023

Prime IV Hydration & Wellness hopes to inject a classy new wellness idea into the Area, lately opening its first Indiana location in Valparaiso.

One of some IV clinics to pop up lately in Northwest Indiana, a domestically owned franchise of the nationwide chain opened in a newly constructed strip mall at 1703 Calumet Ave. The 1,400-square-foot enterprise employs a half-dozen individuals, together with registered nurses who administer the intravenous fluids.

“We do IV hydration with nutritional vitamins, minerals and amino acids,” proprietor Kristin Knight stated. “It’s 100% absorption from an injection.”

Prime IV additionally provides quite a lot of injections of amino acids, minerals and nutritional vitamins like B nutritional vitamins and vitamin C.

It has 14 totally different IV drips meant to serve varied wellness wants. Completely different IVs purpose to hydrate, combat fatigue, enhance athletic efficiency and assist individuals get better from hangovers. They are often personalized to swap out something somebody could be allergic to.

High sellers are Glow, Immunity Armor and The Myers Cocktail, an intravenous cocktail of magnesium chloride, calcium gluconate, B-complex, B-5, B-6, vitamin C and B-12 that’s meant to alleviate situations like migraines, despair, bronchial asthma, fatigue, aches, pains, fibromyalgia, muscle spasm, respiratory infections, allergy symptoms and gastrointestinal points, Knight stated.

One other in style possibility is the Skinny Drip that’s meant to hurry up metabolism and reduce urge for food.

“We serve a lot of totally different individuals, from these involved in wellness or athletic efficiency or those that are touring and want an immunity enhance,” she stated. “We serve avid outside individuals and supply handover reduction.”Knight selected to open the primary location in Valparaiso as a result of it’s the place she lives. She’s trying to open as many as 16 places throughout Indiana, together with doubtlessly extra in Northwest Indiana.

The Valparaiso location accepts walk-ins however appointments are most popular. Individuals get VIP remedy the place they’re pampered with a therapeutic massage chair, a head-to-toe therapeutic massage, a blanket and a complimentary vitamin water with their first appointment.

“We’ve gotten suggestions that individuals look higher and carry out higher,” she stated. “I feel persons are bored with being sick and sick of being drained.”

Prime IV Hydration & Wellness is open from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to three p.m. on Saturday.

For extra info, go to primeivhydration.com or name 219-265-4000.