Body Work Treatments for the Queer and Transgender Community

By |2019-07-30T17:47:39-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

Many transgender and queer folks share that they have unique challenges when seeking open-minded healthcare professionals. These gender non-conforming individuals often have unique multilayered healthcare needs as a result of having a complex history. People who have been marginalized the way many transgender folks arrive in the treatment room with much more than their history ...

Oxygen Debt: How Medical Ozone Can Rejuvenate You

By |2019-07-30T18:44:05-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Why Do We Breathe Oxygen? The main goal is to produce energy so your body can perform the millions of functions it does every day and you can stay alive. Specifically, in your body, oxygen and sugar are used to make energy (ATP), carbon dioxide (CO2), and water. There are many steps to this process. ...

Understanding Concussions and Your Brain Health

By |2019-06-27T15:15:15-07:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Concussions can take a toll on our brain health at any age. A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head which impairs neurologic function. While this may be physically seen in terms of a ...

How To Get To The Root Of Your Unique Self-Care Needs

By |2019-06-27T15:04:23-07:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

Self- Care seems to be quite the catch phrase these days. In our faced paced world of distractions and continually being available to connect with others on our phones, through social media, or via email, our “me” time has become more and more limited.  Our “self-care” strategies are a search to create a sense of ...

Chronic Pain Treatment with MyoActivation

By |2019-06-19T17:14:11-07:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|

What is MyoActivation? MyoActivation is a trigger point injection method that starts by identifying problems in the body’s myofascial system which can be caused by scars from injury or surgery, imbalances from overuse and many other reasons. What is the myofascial system? Simply put, it is the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that ...

How to Protect Your Prostate from Enlargement and Cancer

By |2019-05-30T14:52:42-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|

Are you having difficulty peeing or getting an erection? It’s a good chance that your prostate is the cause. The prostate really needs to come with a lifetime warranty. However, the prostate tends to enlarge as we age, and is prone to prostate cancer. In Canada, 1 in 7 men will develop prostate cancer in ...

Osteopathy- How It Can Help Your Mental Health?

By |2019-06-04T15:10:18-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Osteopathy is a hands-on therapy that aims to find and fix the physical imbalances of the body that can potentially trigger a vast sort of symptoms, including healing some of our emotional and mental health concerns. Mental health is a generic term that is defined by the World Health Organization as “a state of well-being ...

Empowering YOUR Period

By |2019-05-16T14:38:44-07:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

As women, our menstrual cycle can be crucial to understanding and monitoring our health.  The length and quality of our cycle can give us insight into our stress levels, hormonal rhythms, gut health and detoxification efficiency. Each month menstruating women are given the opportunity to connect to their bodies and take note of anything out ...

Is Breathwork The Cure For Anxiety?

By |2019-04-29T12:52:16-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Could Breathwork be the solution for anxiety? By having breath experts in our team and providing various breathwork modalities at Empower Health, we have had the chance to observe and follow up on the results of breathwork therapy in conditions like anxiety and panic disorders. We are amazed by some of the results that our ...

Needless Acupuncture- All The Benefits and No Needles!

By |2019-04-29T13:49:51-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know you could get the benefits of acupuncture with zero needles? Acupuncture has been proven effective for a variety of conditions, such as muscular and joint pain, insomnia, depression and various other conditions. While acupuncture needles are very thin, most people don’t feel any pain or feel mild soreness when needles are inserted, ...