At Weaver Wellness Care, we believe every patient deserves to feel comfortable, cared for, and treated as an individual when they visit our practice or meet with Dr. Weaver. Our approach includes the principles of Health at Every Size (HAES). HAES seeks to reduce stigma towards people who live in larger bodies and de-emphasize weight loss as a health goal. HAES supports the idea that health ... Read More
What is trauma-informed care, and what does it mean for your next visit?
Dr. Weaver acknowledges that medical exams can feel invasive. They often involve asking sensitive questions, examining intimate body parts, and sometimes delivering uncomfortable treatments. A routine visit can be a terrifying experience for someone reminded of prior abuse by the perceived power differential between doctor and patient, being asked to remove clothing, or having invasive ... Read More