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2019 – The Year of Team at Empower Health!

By |January 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 and inspiration in everything we ...

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

By |January 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 has the same efficacy and ...

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Edgewood Health Network: Nationwide Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centers

By |December 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 committed to providing the highest ...

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

By |December 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 success. Dr. Kailia received a ...

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

By |December 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 (micro-needles) are inserted into the ...

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Everything you need to know about Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic

By |December 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 muscle relaxation to create a ...

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