You’ve tried every fad diet out there.
The number of protein powders, weight loss pills, and supplements options at the store.
You’re seeking to prevent future health problems.
You want support to help reach your health goals.
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It’s no secret that maintaining a healthy weight will help you look and feel better. When you weight is in a healthy range and stays in a healthy range, your body is able to experience amazing benefits like…
Studies have shown that even as much as a 5% reduction in body weight can yield huge results in overall health by:
Gaining a pound or two a year may seem like no big deal. But when those extra pounds add up year after year, that long-term weight gain can create long-term problems.
At Loehr Health Center, our goal is to give you the tools you need in order to maintain your optimal weight, so you can prevent or manage chronic disease and feel like your healthiest self.
Here’s the bottom line. The key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight isn’t about short-term dietary changes. Weight management is about an ongoing, healthy lifestyle that includes long-term changes in your eating and exercise habits. Getting to and maintaining the best weight for your body type isn’t always easy, and it takes commitment. Whatever your weight management needs, the staff at Loehr Health Center is here to provide you with the encouragement and support you need to crush your goals and feel your best.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the 2018 adult obesity rate in the US was 42.4%.
Individuals who are overweight are at an increased risk for many serious diseases and health conditions, including:
On the other hand, being underweight can result in:
Our customized weight management program can keep you from becoming a statistic by helping you get on the path, and stay on the path, to optimal health.
Whether your goal is to gain muscle weight or lose that extra ten pounds, there are no Kim Kardashian diets or Adele weight loss plans handed out at Loehr Health Center. We have a a wide range of athletic training, fitness, evidence based nutrition and wellness experts to help you achieve your ideal weight and health goals. Each provider has a different approach to weight loss and each has their own benefits. Curious which may be a good fit for you? Explore more about each weight management below and give us a call. A patient coordinator will listen to your specific health concerns and goals to match you with a provider.
Because of our wide range of practitioners, Loehr Health Center is able to offer our patients the expertise of a:
At Loehr Health Center you have a unique option of approaching your weight from a holistic nutrition coaching variety of standpoints, including:
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Our functional medicine doctor uses lab work and diagnostic testing to detect health issues and find drug-free solutions to help you improve your nutrition and lifestyle.
Your treatment plan and recommendations received will vary based on the lab test results and your personalized plan.
For example, patients that take a Food Sensitivity Test may receive the following tools and recommendations to improve their overall nutrition:
Eating foods you are sensitive to may result in increased inflammation, weight gain, and a whole host of health problems. By eliminating or decreasing those foods, many patients lose weight.
We offer our patients a variety of eastern medicine options including options, including:
When it comes to weight management, Traditional Chinese Medicine takes a slightly different approach than traditional Western medicine. In TCM, food is considered both nutrients for the body and medicine for the purpose of achieving harmony and balance within the body. This practice has developed over thousands of years and is based on empirical evidence. The foods and supplements recommended by your Traditional Chinese Medicine specialist will be based on your TCM exam, consult, and health history.
Similarly to a Functional Medicine physician, a TCM practitioner will recommend foods and supplements to improve your health. By fueling your body with foods that are specifically recommended for you, it is common for patients to maintain a healthy weight and manage their health.
Acupuncture may also assist patients in their weight management journey by
Our Primary Care Physician is a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) that brings a blend of traditional, western, medicine and a natural approach to your health.
DOs are able to help you with your weight loss goals by:
Our emotions play a big part of our relationship with food, exercise, and our health.
At Loehr Health Center we have a licensed professional counselor who is certified in both EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy) and Polyvagal Therapy. Our licensed professional counselor can help you get to the bottom of potential emotional struggles or habits that may be affecting you from achieving your optimal wellness.
And, each of these practitioners can refer you to another if they feel a more varied treatment path would enhance your nutrition and lifestyle goals.
Based on your health history and goals, your doctor may recommend lab work like a Wellness Panel, Food Sensitivity Test, or Hormone Panel.Learn about Lab Work
This is a comprehensive diet and fitness program for overall health.Learn about Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching
Our athletic trainers teach functional movements to help you reach your health goalsLearn about Athletic Training
Our Certified ACE Youth Fitness instrcutor gives children of all ages the tools they need in order to lead a healthier life.Learn about ACE Youth Fitness Training
BIRTHFIT Coaches at Loehr Health help expecting mothers cultivate a connection and awareness of mind, body and soul from the family planning stage through conception to postpartum care.Learn about BIRTHFIT
Yes, we are able to help kids of all ages.
Several of our doctors specialize in Pediatrics and are experts in:
Plus, our youth fitness program, ACE Youth Fitness, gives children of all ages the tools they need in order to lead a healthier life
At Loehr Health Center we have the knowledge and understand it takes to provide healthy weight management support as your child grows and develops.
Your first weight management appointment experience will vary based on the type of provider you schedule with. Regardless of which provider you meet with, your provider will go over your complete health history, including your lifestyle, exercise, and diet choices.
Many patients choose to take the functional medicine approach to weight management. Patients seeing our Functional Medicine Physician will also complete a Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and review the results with the doctor during the first appointment. During this appointment, some patients may be recommended to visit our in-house lab for the Wellness Panel exclusively offered at Loehr Health. The Wellness Panel is a comprehensive blood panel and can identify potential problems such as:
Custom-formulated by our functional medicine physician, the Wellness Panel provides you with a complete picture of what’s happening inside your body and is the first step to determining the best course of action to help you reach your weight goals. Depending on what is going on with your health, your doctor may also recommend a food sensitivity test in order to discover if there are any specific foods that might be making your weight management journey difficult.
Once your Wellness Panel (or other recommended lab work) results are in, your doctor will create a customized nutrition plan for you to follow that will include a specific calorie count and food portion size depending on your metabolic rate. Your doctor will provide you with a list of which foods work for your body, as well as the ones you will want to avoid. You’ll also discover any underlying hormonal, metabolic or other factors that may be relevant to your weight management journey, such as:
In addition to providing you with a personalized eating plan, your doctor will take the time to outline safe ways to help manage your weight including:
Whether you need a weight loss diet plan or a weight gain diet plan, you’re sure to receive the tools you need to meet your weight management goals.
Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis or BIA is a non-invasive way to assess your body composition. The BIA machine scans your body’s demographics to show the fat to lean mass ratio, or Body Mass Index (BMI). It is a quick and pain-free.
Bioelectric-impedance Analysis (BIA) is a non-invasive test that takes just five to ten minutes. The BIA is painless and is done right here in our office. During the test, two electrodes will be placed on your right hand and right foot. A low-level electrical current will then be sent throughout your body. The current will measure the resistance to the flow at different frequencies against the different types of tissues in your body. Tissues with large amounts of fluid and electrolytes, such as blood, have a high conductivity. But fat and bone cause the signal to slow down. BIA tests provide an estimate of body water from which body fat is calculated by using a specialized algorithm.
Most people focus solely on the scale when it comes to weight loss. But, did you know that an altered body composition is known to increase your risk for a variety of diseases? A normal balance of body fat in relation to lean body mass is associated with good health and longevity. On the other hand, an unhealthy body composition with excess fat can greatly increase the risk of:
BIA gives allows early detection of any imbalance in body composition and allow for early intervention as well as prevention.
BIA is safe and painless for both children and adults. However, BIA shouldn’t be used by pregnant women or anyone with an electronic medical implant.