A Brief History of IV therapy

At Vida-Flo, we want to ensure that all of our customers are well informed regarding our methods.

Most of us understand IV infusion therapy on a basic, elementary level. We understand that often, medicine needs to be administered straight to the affected area, quickly and without the middle-man, so to speak. Some medicines are even too strong to be taken orally and must be administered intravenously. Interestingly enough, while IV therapy seems fairly new, and granted, the technology that it requires in its modern inception is modern in terms of historic medical treatments, the concept of intravenous therapy is indeed ancient. IV therapy can be used in situations from extreme medical emergencies to a simple treatment of minor illnesses like dehydration or infections. Fun fact: some of the first IV therapy treatments were administered in an attempt to give interspecies transfusions between humans and animals. Thankfully, we were able to evolve from these primitive practices.

Over time, IV treatments have become common occurrences in hospitals and treatment centers around the world, even in some of the most remote and smaller places. IV therapy started to gain immense popularity, as well as very necessary technological advancements, around the 1960s when hospitals began to utilize them more frequently. IV treatments allowed a medical professional to begin infusing patients with vitamins and minerals and medicine faster and more effectively than ever before. The new medicinal cocktails that were being administered via intravenous means we’re able to treat everything from dehydration and allergies to asthma and heart disease, moving us forward into the forms on IV treatments that we know of today. Fortunately now, IV infusion therapy is available to those of us even when we are not deathly ill.

 

Now we understand that IV infusion therapy can be used for multiple purposes and isn’t solely to be utilized for blood transfusions or medical emergencies. In fact, IV infusion therapy has become a regular aspect of healthcare in our modern society. It is used to bolster the health of numerous people all across the globe and aspects of it are still being improved upon. Vida-Flo employs cutting edge technology to administer its IV infusion therapy and IV vitamin therapy, essential gains, and afterburner treatments.