Wausau Weight Loss makes the promise to serve patients with a smile every day. Patients can relax in our office and feel confident that they are valued. Each patient who steps through the door of the office is greeted with joy and made to feel welcome and cared for.

Patients coming to the office for the first time will be greeted by a staff that makes them feel at ease right away. This is our promise. No patient is made to feel nervous or left to be confused about his or her weight loss plan. All treatments are safe and offered by our skilled doctors. We are also proud to offer state-of-the-art, modern technology and the latest in proper care programs.



Dr. Justin Scharer is a native of Owen, WI. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 2004.

Dr. Scharer is a third generation chiropractor. His grandfather, Galen Scharer Sr. started the Scharer Chiropractic Clinic in Owen in 1948. His father, Galen Scharer II, joined the clinic in 1977 and recently retired in 2021 after 44 years. Dr. Justin Scharer joined his father at the Scharer Chiropractic Clinic in 2004. In 2006, Dr. Justin Scharer opened the Spinal Aid Center of Wausau and 10 months later opened the Spinal Aid Center of Eau Claire.

Over the years, Dr. Scharer has trained with doctors from all over the country to bring the latest advancements and technology to central Wisconsin. His goal is to help people suffering with disc conditions of the spine and neuropathy conditions.

In 2014, Dr. Scharer joined doctors from all over the world to create a wellness program to improve overall health and to help people lose weight. Wausau Weight Loss was started in 2014 and has been blessed to help thousands of people to lose weight and regain health.

In Dr. Scharer’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons. As a family, they enjoy skiing, boating, snowmobiling and many other outdoor activities in northern Wisconsin.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Makes Your Weight Loss Program Different?

What makes the Wausau Weight Loss Program different is that we address the metabolism by resetting it and not speeding it up as do most other programs. Our main focus is to create a healthy environment in the body for your cells to thrive, thereby “hearing” the hormones your body naturally.

How is This Accomplished?

We teach you how and what “real” food to eat without counting calories or points. In addition, we use specific neutraceuticals over a short period of time to assist the body in resetting your metabolism.

Do I Have to Come into the Office Every Week?

No. We have developed a platform that allows you to successfully complete the program from the comfort of your home. Our staff is available to you via phone or internet to support and guide you through the program.

How Much Does the Program Cost?

We are not able to provide costs without knowing more about you, your health and weight loss goals. That is why we offer a FREE, no obligation consult to learn more about you and what plan would best suit you.

Do I have to exercise?
No, you don’t need to exercise regularly to lose weight on our program.
Do I have to count calories?

No, our program liberates you from ever having to count points or calories.

Do you offer Hypnosis?

No, we don’t use or offer hypnosis.

Do You Prescribe Medications or HCG?
No, we don’t use medications or exogenous hormones such as HCG. We use safe, natural products to predictably help people reset their metabolism.
Will I Be Able to Eat Out and Socialize?

Yes, absolutely. We teach you how easy it is to be successful while on the program and after you have completed your program.

I'm a Vegetarian or Vegan. Do I Qualify for Your Program?

Yes, absolutely! We build plans for both vegans and vegetarians.

Will Your Program Give Me Suggestions on What to Eat?

Yes. The Wausau Weight Loss Program is extremely flexible and you can use it to record your own food choices or you can use the extensive recipe list both for the program as well as for after the program.