Cupping therapy, the latest fad!

By |2017-12-22T21:42:34-08:00September 18th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , |

Cupping therapy has become the latest fad after the Rio Olympics. You may have noticed that many Olympic athletes, including swimmer Michael Phelps and US gymnast Alex Naddour, had some large purple circles on their backs, shoulders and arms. Those marks were the result of cupping. The treatment is a lot like the inverse of ...

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping

By |2016-08-26T18:14:21-08:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: |

Have you heard of EFT Tapping? Emotional Freedom Technique is “hot” right now because people across the globe are experiencing the powerful effects. It’s a magnificent way to shift emotion and our brains, now that we know our brains and even our genes can be transformed. This is super exciting, since it is estimated that ...

Massage Therapy FAQS Part 2

By |2018-12-16T20:00:53-08:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , |

Tricia Lovegrove, RMT, has been practicing Massage Therapy since 1998.  She has treated over 5000 patients and a wide variety of conditions.  She works at Empower Health Clinic, on Commercial Drive, East Vancouver, BC.  Below is the second part of a two part blog series that answers some of the most common questions about massage ...

Massage Therapy FAQs Part 1: The Amazing Benefits!

By |2018-12-16T20:01:48-08:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

From simple relaxation to critical injury rehabilitation and everything in between, Massage Therapy is a powerful, proven method for helping people return to or maintain a healthy active life! Hi! I'm Tricia Lovegrove, a member of the Hands on Therapy team at Empower Health and I've been practicing Massage Therapy since 1998, treating over 5000 ...

Prenatal Massage Therapy

By |2017-12-22T22:52:51-08:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , |

What is Prenatal Massage Therapy? Prenatal Massage, also called the Pregnancy Plan, is designed to help women through some of the issues related to pregnancy. It consists mainly of relaxation massage, but has a gentle therapeutic element to the fetus as well. It can begin at any point during a pregnancy, but after the fourth ...

7 Step Process to Finding Happiness in Relationships – Introduction

By |2017-12-23T10:43:08-08:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: |

What is Relationship Counselling? Relationship counselling is a powerful method for successfully working through issues in all types of of relationships. In fact there is no issue that cannot be resolved in any relationship when we have support and guidance to see beyond our idea of what we think the issue or problem is. We ...

San Fu Tie: Getting ahead of Winter Illness in Summer!

By |2016-08-13T11:51:37-08:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , |

Do you expect that when the cold hits, you’ll go down with it?    Do you always get sick in the winter?     Do you always get hay fever in the colder fall months?    Does your joint pain get worse when it’s cold?   Are you susceptible to severe illness, goes to your ...

Body Composition Analysis

By |2017-12-23T10:46:41-08:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , , |

Body Composition analysis done by bio-electrical impedance assessment (BIA) is the clinical assessment of tissue and fluid compartments in the human body.  Simply explained, BIA measures the impedance or resistance of an electrical current as it travels through the water that is found in muscle and fat.  A normal distribution of tissue and fluid in ...

Simple Acupuncture Treatments for the Common Cold & Flu

By |2017-12-23T11:05:40-08:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Conditions, Therapies|Tags: , |

We are most vulnerable to colds and the flu (influenza) during the long winter months. Did you know that Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture are effective at treating these conditions? Types of Colds in Chinese Medicine The common cold has many forms in traditional Chinese medicine. The most common forms fall under the categories of what we ...