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.

LivingWell Healthcare Funding Solutions: helping everyday Canadians access funding for their healthcare, senior care, wellness, and medical cannabis needs

By |2019-02-28T17:32:04-07:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

In 2015, there was a story of a young mother who was battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Despite multiple rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, and finally surgery, cancer had spread to her other organs. She had no other options left until she learned about a special treatment that was only available ...

Opening to love: Role of body-based therapies in healing early attachment wounds

By |2019-02-09T16:15:56-07:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Therapies|

How can we attract the joy and relaxation of stable, fulfilling and loving relationships? Unfortunately, love relationships seem to dissipate faster than ever into divorce or separation. I believe we all deserve to experience healthier, more resilient, relationships. To achieve that we need to look into our belief system and behaviour patterns around love and ...

Your Open Closet: body positive undergarment for all genders

By |2019-02-08T22:58:00-07:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

Your Open Closet exists to provide a body positive undergarment shopping experience for all genders. Their mission is to create a safe and welcoming space where people know their freedom of self-expression is valued. We're grateful to have such neighbours as Your Open Closet so we decided to let our clients know that this amazing store exists. ...

Is Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) a real thing?

By |2019-02-08T19:45:33-07:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Conditions|

What is a Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Basically, it’s the type of depression related to the amount of exposure to sunlight. SAD gets worse during the fall and winter season, but also possible to have during the late spring/early summer months. Episodes of depression that recur at the same time every year for more than ...

It takes a team to run a clinic!

By |2019-01-09T08:17:26-07:00January 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 |2019-01-09T13:00:46-07:00January 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 |2019-01-06T21:00:56-07:00January 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 |2018-12-12T09:58:23-07:00December 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 |2018-12-22T19:40:25-07:00December 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 |2018-12-13T15:11:16-07:00December 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 ...