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, ...

Spring Into Mental Refresh With Neurofeedback!

By |2019-04-10T17:16:20-07:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , , |

What better time than Spring to give your brainwaves a tune up! Just like we need to exercise our bodies, our brain also needs to work out. What are some of the ways that we can tune up our sleep brains after a snowy winter? Exercise, sleep, and sunshine! Not only are both of these ...

Chelation: Removing Toxic Metals From Your Body

By |2019-03-02T12:40:30-07:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Conditions, Health Education, Therapies, Uncategorized|

You are exposed to toxic metals every day through food, water and air. The most common toxic metal exposures we see in Vancouver are mercury, lead and arsenic. Your specific exposure to these metals depends on where you work because a factory or garage will have higher levels than an office. Also what you eat ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Everything you need to know about Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic

By |2018-12-11T16:44:01-07:00December 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 ...

Somatic Experiencing Touch (SE Touch) Sessions at Empower Health

By |2018-10-03T23:20:28-07:00October 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 ...