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Health Tips

2111, 2017

How Physiotherapists can improve the lives of British Columbians every day

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Health Services, Pain, Questions and Answers|

Physiotherapists help patients improve their joint health, and restore muscle strength and endurance. Physiotherapists work closely with patients to make sure they are getting the right care for their condition, injury or mobility issue, so [...]

2011, 2017

Ototoxicity, from your medicine cabinet to the workplace

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, Hearing|

Ototoxicity is the property of being toxic to the ear (oto-), sometimes as a drug side-effect. The effects of ototoxicity, although possibly reversible and temporary, can be irreversible and permanent. Many ototoxic drugs are well known and used in clinical [...]

2011, 2017

Avoid the Clinics During Flu Season!

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Health Services, Health Tips, Myths|

It's that time of year again - flu season. Why would you go into a clinic and risk catching something if you don't have to? Use our Viva Care Telehealth service! It’s free and easy [...]

2109, 2017

Got pain? No problem, Laser can help!

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Health Services, Health Tips, Pain|

What's is Laser? Laser stands for (L)ight (A)mplification by (S)timulated (E)mission of (R)adiation. It is Drug-Free, Surgery-Free, Immediate and Effective Pain Relief How does laser work? Laser Therapy works by flooding the tissues with photons, [...]

2109, 2017

Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure: A Dangerous Pair

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, Sleep|

There’s a wealth of research suggesting that sleep apnea and high blood pressure are a dangerous pair. Obstructive sleep apnea, which occurs when breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep, has been shown to [...]

1508, 2017

Did you know that your choice of personal injury lawyer may affect your prospects for recovery?

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, Myths, Services|

One of the most common strategies that insurance companies use to force injured parties to settle before they are fully recovered is to prematurely cut off funding for rehabilitative treatments including physiotherapy, massage therapy, active [...]