Everything you need to know about Botox® and Xeomin Cosmetic

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

Naturopathic IV therapy – What is it?

By |2018-10-03T20:39:43+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

Naturopathic IV therapy consists of intravenous administration of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals. This type of therapy can serve anyone from professional athletes to people with acute and chronic illnesses. It can be used to optimize health, prevent sickness, as well as correct nutrient deficiencies. Through IV therapy, it is possible to achieve concentrations of ...

Do we REALLY need to supplement with Vitamin D?

By |2018-01-31T15:43:49+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Conditions, Health Education|Tags: , |

The simple answer for most people is in fact yes. For many reasons, we are experiencing an epidemic of low vitamin D in the northern hemisphere.  Just like me, you must be wondering what could possibly have changed in recent history to cause such a drastic change? A combination of theories exist, and, in truth, all of them have ...

How long does influenza last?

By |2017-12-22T21:42:22+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , |

Flu, influenza! Need remedies? Got questions? The Empower Health team can help you. Getting the Flu, also called influenza, we all dread this, and when it happens our first question is: How long is this going to last!? The flu can make you uncomfortable and often bed ridden.  Influenza usually lasts between 7 and 14 ...

Therapeutic Music with IV Therapy: Special Event!

By |2017-12-22T22:52:02+00:00August 28th, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: |

A synergistic approach combining intravenous nutrient support with relaxing music and guided meditation. Music with your Nutrient IV! Saturdays Dec 17th, from 2-4pm. This will be a holiday themed event! We are doing Complimentary IV intakes for New Patients and having Music Therapy during your IV. All of this for the cost of a regular ...

Toxic World: unearthing the reasons to Detox

By |2016-08-26T16:39:51+00:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Health Education|Tags: |

Our world is toxic, we need to help our body detox. Detox is a relatively new concept. Starting with the industrial revolution our environment is becoming more and more polluted.  In the last 50 years it has become exponentially more toxic.  We put products on our skin, in our hair, we breath the air pollution ...

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 ...

Body Composition Analysis

By |2017-12-23T10:46:41+00:00May 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 ...

Naturopathic Medicine Week at Empower Health (May 9th!)

By |2017-12-23T10:48:04+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: |

Naturopathic Medicine Week is happening all over Canada! Join Empower Health as we celebrate Naturopathic Medicine Week from May 9th to 15th.  This week is all about how this amazing healing profession can serve YOU, your family and your community!  Clinics all over Vancouver are offering discounted serves and other special offerings.  Read on for what ...

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 ...