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

By |2018-12-13T15:13:39+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 ...

Personal Reflection on Community Acupuncture

By |2017-12-22T22:38:09+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Empower Team, Therapies|Tags: , |

Reflecting on my personal experience doing community acupuncture: By Kevin Scrimgeour As an acupuncturist , I've working for over 15 years in dozens of settings and seeing thousands of patients. My practice has evolved, surprisingly, to be a better fit in a community setting. Looking back over my experiences and case histories some things I could never ...

Making Alternative Healthcare More Affordable

By |2017-12-23T10:45:15+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups, Community Partners, Empower Team|Tags: , , , , |

Naturopathic Medicine for 1/2 the price! Our  Integrative Health Assessment Process is already in full swing!  Naturopathic Interns from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine are completing their clinic competency requirements through Empower Health Clinic, under the direct supervision of licensed naturopathic physician.  You get more heads on your case, additional research and no compromise in quality ...

Upcoming Events at the Empower Health Studio!

By |2017-12-23T10:47:40+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups, Empower Team, Special Events|Tags: |

GREAT Events coming up at Empower Health! Painless Childbirth - Hypnotherapy Seminar Date: Sun May 29th   Time: 2pm-4pm   Cost: $50 per person with Kevin Scrimgeour R.Ac. & Jenn Strangeway A two-hour seminar which will give you all the basics you need to start learning the skill set for a painless childbirth to help reduce ...

How to Talk to Your Therapist

By |2017-12-23T11:01:31+00:00April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , |

When we seek help professional help with our problems, especially in health fields such as Massage Therapy and Naturopathic Medicine, finding the right way to communicate of all of the relevant information can be difficult. You may want to give a timeline of how your experiences or injuries/ailments have progressed.  Or tell your clinician about how you ...

Direct Billing – Get Health Service Without Paying Upfront!

By |2017-12-23T11:03:52+00:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , , |

What is Direct Billing for Extended Health Insurance? Employers everywhere are starting to see the benefit of including extended health insurance as part of a benefit package for their employees.  They are recognising that our standard medical system does not offer everything you might need to be a healthy, happy and productive employees.  Extended Health ...

Start 2016 With a Bang

By |2017-12-23T11:09:15+00:00December 11th, 2015|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , |

2016 is full of new classes and offers! View the full calendar here.  Monthly "Nervous System Reset" Series:  Taught by Jane Courtney, Resident Trauma Specialist, using techniques in TRE (Tension & Trauma Release Exercises and Somatic Experiencing) Wednesday Evening "Nervous System Reset":  the first 3 Wednesday's of each month Thursday Morning All Women's TRE Healing ...

Fundraising for our new Syrian neighbours!

By |2017-12-23T11:09:28+00:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: |

We're making it EASY for you to help this Holiday Season! What are you thankful for this holiday season? Maybe it's your family? Your job? Your friends? For some of Global Community, just being alive and (if LUCKY) with family members, is all that they have left... and faint hope for a better life. We've all ...

Better Now Notes: Diet & Acupuncture for Arthritis

By |2017-12-23T11:10:32+00:00May 24th, 2015|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , |

Arthritis is persistent joint pain, which comes with movement restrictions and trouble sleeping due to the pain and inflammation.  It isn’t one disease but is one of two very different disease processes called osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Osteoarthritis being caused from wear and tear of a joint and rheumatoid being caused by autoimmune reactions occurring ...