Weight Management in Philadelphia, PA

Weight management is designed to empower you to make positive lifestyle changes to achieve the best outcomes for sustained weight loss. Obesity is not just a weight issue. It is a chronic condition where an increase in body fat can result in numerous health consequences. Being overweight can negatively affect your life, relationships, and everyday outlook.

Weight management is a program that can help uncover the causes of your weight gain, screen for health issues, and create a plan for successful management towards a healthy lifestyle. It is a roadmap with our highly-trained physicians in Philadelphia by your side to get you to where you want to be. For more information, contact 9th Street Internal Medicine at (215) 440-8681 and schedule an appointment today!

Which Weight Loss Approach is Right for Me?

So many claim to have the solution for weight loss. It is a thriving industry with alluring claims around every corner. It may be difficult to know who to trust, and what will actually work for long-term weight management.

The approach that is right for you is the one that works for your lifestyle, body type, goals, and overall health. We know that what works for one may not work for another, and that is why we work with you to uncover the most successful treatment.

We offer a variety of options to best fit your needs, including:

  • weight management counseling
  • nutrition education
  • exercise plans
  • meal replacements
  • appetite suppressants
  • B12 injections to boost your energy and help your liver metabolize fat
  • supplements to supercharge your metabolism
  • exercise education
  • coaching to help you form healthy habits
  • potential surgery

How Will This Be Different from Before?

You may be skeptical to try another way to lose weight, but this is much more than a diet or exercise program. This is a complete transformation with professionals by your side. Our methods are based on sound medical and therapeutic research.

It can be difficult and lonely to enter weight management alone. You may have appetites, desires, poor habits, schedules, demands, diseases, injuries, addictions, and other setbacks that can make it nearly impossible to control your weight.

This is different because you will have an entire team that is coaching, cheering, and watching over your health throughout the process. You don’t have to do it alone.

How Do I Get Started?

Having a desire to manage your weight is a great place to start. The first step is wanting to change. If you are able to admit there may be some areas of your diet or exercise that are out of control, that shows humility.

After you see the need in your life, give us a call. A brief consultation can evaluate our services to see if we can help you with healthier eating habits and successful weight management.

We are committed to your health over your lifetime. Regardless of your age, young or old, we want you to be able to live a full, rich, and healthy life free from obesity.

What Does a Weight Management Program Evaluate?

Psychological issues – eating disorders, insomnia, depression, poor self-esteem
Metabolic hurdles – diabetes, hypertension, fatty liver, subferility, cancer, or other physical conditions
Mechanical complaints – sleep apnea, gastric reflux, incontinence, osteroarthritis, injuries, lack of mobility
Financial setbacks – income, employment, disability, insurance, medical bills, or other effects of obesity on your quality of life

When should I schedule an appointment at Ninth Street Internal Medicine to discuss Weight Management?

If you think you may benefit from weight management, the first step is simply reaching out. If you have suffered to control your weight or are feeling depressed, it is ok to get help.

Weight management programs have been proven effective, and they are always tailored with your goals in mind.

Schedule an Appointment for Weight Management

Stop trying to do it alone, only to fall back into the same cycle of guilt or shame. Our primary care physicians in Philadelphia are here to help you manage your weight and live a healthy life. Give our primary care clinic a call today at (215) 440-8681.