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Meet The Team

Meet Your Founder & CEO

Makaela Lehmeyer

Founder & CEO

Hey, my name is Makaela, the founder and driving force behind Fuel IV Therapy. Oregon-born, I traded the green for the Arizona scene during my school days, ultimately earning my stripes in Health Care Administration from Grand Canyon University.

Passionate about holistic health, I’m on a mission to make natural wellness a part of everyone’s story. Helping people is my forte, and I’m dedicated to spreading the importance of holistic well-being for the mind, body, and spirit.

Beyond the health realm, catch me on the golf course, hanging out with my awesome circle, and constantly seeking new knowledge. I also have a golden doodle puppy who definitely keeps life entertaining!

Fuel IV Therapy isn’t just a business; it’s a commitment to bringing natural healing to life.

Meet Your Medical Advisors

Peter, PA

Medical Advisor


I’m Peter, a nationally certified Physician Assistant (PA) with an impressive 45 years of experience in clinical medicine. Originally from Washington, I now call Arizona home.

Professional Focus: My specialization lies in aging research and treatment, a field I’m deeply passionate about. Throughout my extensive career, I’ve dedicated myself to providing high-quality medical care.

Personal Interests: Outside of medicine, I find joy in the simple pleasures of life—cherishing moments with my grandchildren, spending quality time with my wife, and navigating the delightful chaos brought by my beloved dogs.

I’m excited to bring my wealth of experience to support you on your journey as a Health Tech.

Dr. Frank, DC - Medical Advisor

Dr. Frank, DC

Medical Advisor


I am Dr. Frank, your dedicated medical advisor. With over three decades of experience in chiropractic care, I received my degree from Life Chiropractic College West in 1988 and have been contributing to the healthcare landscape in Arizona ever since.

Professional Journey: My extensive experience is complemented by a deep-rooted family tradition. Raised by a chiropractor father, I’ve witnessed the profound impact of holistic and family-oriented care, inspiring my commitment to continuing this legacy through Reach Chiropractic.

I look forward to being a valuable resource on your journey as a Health Tech.

Mission Statement

Our mission at Fuel IV Therapy is to empower individuals on their holistic health journey, fostering well-being through personalized IV therapies that nurture the body, mind, and spirit. We are committed to providing expert care, a nurturing environment, and natural remedies that promote vitality and balance. With dedication and compassion, we guide our clients towards a healthier, more vibrant life, promoting self-care and self-discovery every step of the way.

Meet Your Health Techs

Arielle Fife

Health Tech

Ari is a devoted registered nurse with a background in emergency nursing, driven by a passion for efficient healthcare and a holistic approach to wellness. As a married mother of two, Ari understands the importance of accessible and effective medical care, which inspired her to join the Fuel IV team as a means to provide relief without the hassle of emergency room visits. Beyond her medical career, Ari finds joy in exploring new horizons through travel and cherishing precious moments with her family.

Micaela Stephens

Health Tech

Hello! I’m Micaela, a Registered Nurse blending my expertise in labor and delivery nursing with a passion for holistic healthcare. With a background in supporting mothers and newborns through one of life’s most miraculous experiences, I bring a deep understanding of the body’s needs during this critical time. Beyond the hospital walls, I advocate for a holistic approach to wellness, integrating traditional nursing care with alternative therapies for a comprehensive healing experience. Whether I’m on the move delivering IV therapy or providing nurturing support in the delivery room, my goal remains the same: to empower individuals to embrace their health journey with balance and vitality. Let’s nurture wellness together!

Lance McKinnie

Health Tech

Lance has been in the EMS field for over 20 years 13 years as a Paramedic. I have worked as a Fire Captain/Paramedic. I have been a flight medic for 8 years. I was an Army combat medic for 4 years. Developed and executed 4 ALS programs between Fire, Private Ambulance, Flight and hospital paramedic programs. During covid I did multiple deployments to help with Covid. I helped build a team nursing program at Oklahoma University Medical Center in the Medical ICU and the covid ICU where Paramedics were paired with a nurse to ease the 4 to 1 patient ratio the nurses were experiencing. Tasked with training medics and educating nurses and resident Doctors on street medicine being brought into the walls of the hospital. Multiple covid antiviral administration clinics and home visits. I have also worked in the ER. Prior to working with Dispatch Health, I was working on Princess Cruise lines as a ship paramedic. Between working on Land, Sea and Air I have experience to bring the best patient care.

Kristina Henderson

Health Tech

Kristina has been a registered nurse for over 4 years working all over the united states to bring exceptional patient care to a wide demographic. I have worked in both an infusion clinic and the hospital providing IV care for patients daily and am ready to bring these skills to the comfort of your home. I have a passion for holistic health and ensuring everyone can feel their best self no matter the circumstances. In my free time I love to travel and meet new people and love bringing this energy into the workplace too to build a connection with the people of my community.

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Frequently Asked Questions

IV Therapy involves the intravenous administration of fluids, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients to support health and well-being.

IV Therapy can provide a quick and effective way to address dehydration, boost energy levels, support the immune system, and improve overall wellness.

Yes, when administered by trained professionals following strict protocols, IV Therapy is generally considered safe with minimal side effects.

A small catheter is placed into a vein, usually in the arm, by a trained Health Tech. Most people find the procedure relatively painless.

Some effects may be noticeable during the session, but the full benefits of IV therapy may take some time to become apparent.

IV Therapy can assist with hydration, fatigue, hangovers, vitamin deficiencies, immune support, and more. Consult with a Health Tech to discuss your specific needs.

The duration varies depending on the type of therapy and individual factors, but it typically takes 30 minutes to an hour.

Most people experience minimal discomfort during IV insertion, similar to a small pinch. The procedure is generally well-tolerated.

Side effects are rare but can include minor bruising, soreness at the injection site, or a metallic taste during the session.

Yes, you can resume your daily activities immediately after the session. Some people even feel more energized.

The frequency of sessions depends on your specific health goals and the recommendation of your Health Tech. They can provide guidance.

While it is generally safe for most people, it’s essential to discuss your medical history with a Health Tech to ensure it’s appropriate for you.

Stay hydrated, have a light meal, and arrive well-rested. Inform your Health Tech about any medical conditions or medications.

You can bring a light snack or beverage if you wish, but it’s not necessary. Most people relax and enjoy the session.

Consult with a Health Tech who can assess your needs and recommend the most suitable IV therapy tailored to your goals and preferences.

Vision Statement

Our vision at Fuel IV Therapy is to be a beacon of holistic health, setting the standard for transformative wellness experiences. We aspire to reach and inspire a global community of individuals who value their health in a holistic, interconnected way. By continuously innovating our therapies, expanding our resources, and deepening our commitment to our clients, we aim to be the trusted partner on their journey to lasting well-being. Our vision is a world where everyone has the tools and knowledge to live their healthiest, most vibrant life.