About Empower Health

Empower Health Clinic provides a truly integrated healthcare approach that works with you — providing exactly the right solutions, tools, programs and expertise you need. It’s healthcare in the present, a multi-disciplinary healthcare model you can see, feel and experience. We get to work together, to help you feel BETTER NOW.

It takes a team to run a clinic!

By |2019-01-09T08:17:26+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team|

As co-founders of Empower Health, Rae and Helen thank our lucky stars every day that we get to work with these amazing people! Our team is made up of a diverse range of ethnic, cultural and demographic backgrounds and we have every age range from toddlers to grandparents as well as a dear animal companion ...

2019 – The Year of Team at Empower Health!

By |2019-01-09T13:00:46+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: |

We are delighted to start 2019 featuring our vision, mission and values at Empower Health and the amazing team who make it all happen! With Team Players as one of the core values at Empower, our main focus since we opened in April 2014 has been to cultivate a workplace environment that fosters transparency, integrity ...

Everything you need to know about Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic, part 2

By |2019-01-06T21:00:56+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Therapies|

BOTOX® VS XEOMIN COSMETIC Botox® is the registered trademark for the neuromodulator that is used for the procedure. Because it was the first one in the market, the treatment became known by its brand name (similar to how Kleenex is the term known used to say tissue, even when referring to other brands of tissue).  Xeomin Cosmetic ...

Edgewood Health Network: Nationwide Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centers

By |2018-12-12T09:58:23+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|

The Edgewood Health Network is a network of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities across Canada. Their residential facilities are Edgewood in Nanaimo, Whiterock EHN in White Rock, Bellwood in Toronto and Clinique Nouveau Depart in Montreal. Edgewood Health Network also has 6 outpatient clinics in Nanaimo, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal. The Network is ...

Empower Health welcomes General Practitioner and pain specialist, Dr. Joel Kailia!

By |2018-12-22T19:40:25+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Empower Team, Therapies|Tags: |

We are delighted to announce Empower Health will be hosting Dr. Joel Kailia on December 27 & 28. Dr Kailia is a GP specialist in chronic pain and addictions from Nelson, BC. He has been treating chronic pain for 15 years and has been doing ultrasound-guided pain procedures for the last five years with great ...

Facial Acupuncture – the popular anti-ageing natural cosmetic treatment is available at Empower Health

By |2018-12-13T15:11:16+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Therapies|

This month we asked our Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner and Acupuncturist, Kelly Zeng, to tell us about the cosmetic treatment that has increased in popularity due it's impressive results and holistic, natural approach - Facial Acupuncture. Q: What is Facial Acupuncture? A: Facial Acupuncture is a specialized form of cosmetic acupuncture where extra-fine needles ...

Everything you need to know about Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic

By |2018-12-11T16:44:01+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , |

What is it? Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic are neuromodulators that relax the muscles. A neuromodulator is a purified, natural protein (Botulinum Toxin Type A) that relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles, creating a smoothed and improved appearance. It is a novel therapeutic protein derived from the Bacterium Clostridium botulinum allowing to block the message from the nerve to the muscle which results in ...

Pure Integrative Pharmacy: traditional pharmacy services with alternative solutions

By |2018-11-08T12:24:40+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: |

Pure Integrative Pharmacy strives to redefine what it means to be a community pharmacy. To better understand what makes Pure Integrative Pharmacy different, we sat down for a Q&A with Ying Wang, pharmacy manager of our West 4th Avenue location. Q: What does it mean to be an integrative pharmacy? A: The goal of an ...

Crows Nest Barbershop on the Drive

By |2018-10-08T20:28:31+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|

- Where did the idea come from? The idea for Crows Nest was born out of a passion for the trade and a desire to give the customers what they deserve within the service we provide. Crows Nest Barbershop is a community barbershop with 6 locations across the country. Crows Nest was born in a ...

Somatic Experiencing Touch (SE Touch) Sessions at Empower Health

By |2018-10-03T23:20:28+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|

Touch is a language of compassion, helping us bond and connect with other humans. It activates the orbitofrontal cortex in the brain, with is linked to feelings of reward and empathy. Tactile stimulation helps to trigger oxytocin, twelve hormones. It lowers cortisol levels, reduces anxiety and stress. It alleviates depression, improves immune function, reduces pain, enhances ...