IM Injections

Pharmacologic effects are necessary at certain concentrations in the body. Administration of vitamins using an intramuscular route brings higher dose concentrations to the blood than is available via the oral route which passes through the GI tract and is only partially absorbed.

Intramuscular Injection Menu

Metabolism Boost:

Includes MIC (see more detail below) comprised of essential B vitamins and amino acids to kick start your metabolism and help with weight loss. Great when used in conjunction with a well-rounded diet and exercise. 

Skin That Glows:

Includes B complex vitamins to promote healthy skin. Great to use in conjunction with your skin rejuvenating treatment. 

The B12 Shot:

B12 vitamin that helps improve metabolism and energy. Great to use when you need a pick me up. 

The Super B Shot:

Includes B complex vitamins as well as B12 to help boost immunity, energy and metabolism.

Vitamin Information

B-Complex Vitamins

Combinations of B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6 helps to promote healthy skin and supports immunity, metabolism, and muscle function. 

Biotin (B7)

Essential for healthy skin, hair, and nails.


An amino acid that helps promote lean muscle production, burn fat, increase energy, boost metabolism.


Methionine Inositol Choline consists of a combination of B essential vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B12) as well as other essential amino acids to stimulate metabolism and aid in the breakdown of fat deposits (lipotropic). It can be used on a regular basis to help with weight loss, boost energy and overall well-being. 


Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide is a coenzyme in the body crucial for a number of metabolic processes. It is a natural substance created by the body and is involved in the cycling and restoration of ATP which is crucial for energy in the cells. Unfortunately, its production slows down as we age. This deficiency can lead to generalized fatigue, brain fog, impaired digestion, weight gain and aging of the skin. By increasing NAD levels in the body, aerobic activity and energy levels may improve.

Vitamin B12

Responsible for healthy red blood cell formation and DNA synthesis. It helps the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel which is used to produce energy. It helps the body use fats and protein to boost energy and is necessary for the health of various organ systems including the skin and nervous system.


Mineral that helps boost the immune system, as well as aid in the process of wound healing and skin repair.

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The World of Fillers

The World of Fillers

Fillers are comprised of hyaluronic acid, which restores volume and improves the overall texture of the skin. As we age, we lose fat in the face, the muscle wears down and even the bone structure changes. This all contributes to an ageing face. In our youth, the face is shaped like an upside-down egg, wider at the top and narrower at the bottom. As we age, this flip around. We become narrower up top having lost volume around the temples and wider at the bottom. This is because of the changes we mentioned above – loss of subcutaneous fat, muscle atrophy, and changes in bone structure.

When tackling volume loss, we start with the midface. It fills the cheeks, elevates the midface, and in doing so can improve the hollowing of the eyes and smooth the lines around the mouth. Filler can restore definition to the jawline. Not only can it plump the lips, but also restore its color and hydration too. Don’t forget the hands, always a dead giveaway of our age. The hands can also be filled, we use Restylane Lyft for this area. With the correct type of filler and amount used most won’t know what you’ve had done, just that you look rested, refreshed, youthful.

Prior to coming to the clinic there are a few things you should do to prepare. Avoid alcohol and Ibuprofen 48 hours prior to injection as this will minimize bruising. Of course, there still is a risk of bruising as we have hundreds of thousands of blood vessels in our face but taking this precaution will help. We locally anesthetize the area and in some, perform a nerve block. Other practices just use a topical anesthetic. We do not find this to be as effective. After your procedure you should avoid strenuous activity for a few days. Sleeping upright can help with swelling. Keeping hydrated and using a topical hyaluronic serum is great to support your treatment at home. By staying hydrated and using a good skin care regimen, we support and maintain our results following treatment.

We love Galderma’s Restylane line of fillers. Their line of fillers with XpresHAn technology integrates into the tissues and moves with the face keeping a natural look. We’ve included a list of Restylane’s line of filles and areas we like to use them:

Restylane Refyne – can be used anywhere on the face
Restylane Defyne – lower face such as nasal labial folds (laugh lines), chin
Restylane Contour – midface
Restylane Lyft – midface, temples, jawline, hands
Restylane – L – can be used anywhere on the face, lips
Restylane Kysse – lips, wrinkles around the mouth

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