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Beautiful at 50

Turning 50? Read This!

Who said 50 is old? Probably some 18-year-old who has little idea of how fulfilling, peaceful and wonderful life can be after all the turmoil of younger age is over.  Below are some points to ponder if you have been thinking about your big birthday coming up. Turning 50 can be fun! Life expectancy rise […]

Fast Recovery from Surgery

Fast and Successful Recovery After Surgery Abroad – Value of Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy can help you recover from surgery abroad faster Fast recovery after surgery is something people undergoing surgery really wish for. If we can shorten the time it takes your body to heal we can get back to “normal” and live our lives in a more fulfilling manner. Physiotherapy can do that. Physiotherapy is a […]

Medical Travel and Comfort

Medical Travel and Comfort, 4 Tips To Create Yours !

Comfort for medical travel is one of the small but quite important things. Traveling for medical reasons can be filled with stress and anxiety. This puts you in a place where you do not want to be for your recovery after the procedure. We have talked about the impact of stress on the recovery in […]

Avoid Running Injuries – Yes, Stretch!

  May is the perfect month to get some outside running under your belt. Multiple health benefits of running have been established. However, runners are prone to injury. Common running injuries vary in intensity and severity from blisters to iliotibial band syndrome and may include the following: pulled muscles chafing runner’s knee ankle sprain patellar […]

Can You Afford Private Health Care To Avoid The Long Wait List?

Can You Afford Private Health Care There is always a debate as to whether or not you can really afford private health care.  Having access to ‘free’ medical care is a concept Canadians have held for many years. But let’s be real, it is not free and you pay a significant premium in the way of […]

April Is Donor Awareness Month

Organ Donor Awareness Month is in April. Health Vantis talks about wait lists frequently, however, one that is seldom talked about is organ donation. We had the pleasure of speaking with Catherine Shaw, COO of The Organ Project, about their organization and how greatly needed organ donors, living and deceased are. The Organ Project is […]

What Should You Ask Your Medical Facilitator?

In last week’s blog we discussed the value a Medical Facilitator can bring to you. If you have decided to hire one, you probably have more questions to ask that pertain to you and your safety. Having trust in your Medical Facilitator is one of the most important things required. They are there to assist you in your journey […]

Traveling Out Of The Country For Surgery? 5 Things To Ask Your Surgeon

5 Things You Should Know or Ask Your Surgeon Will you be traveling out of the country for surgery?  Have you ever asked a doctor a question and thought to yourself, he probably thinks I’m an idiot? Many people do but you’d be surprised to know that would not be the case. No question you ask a […]

5 Things A Medical Facilitator Can Do For You

What exactly does a Medical Facilitator Do? Many people are unfamiliar with the term Medical Facilitator. We certainly were before starting our business. We had no idea a Medical Facilitator existed, exactly what they did, what their purpose was or just how valuable they could be. The more we learned about it, the more we […]

5 Things That Will Improve By Considering Medical Travel

5 Things That Will Improve By Considering Medical Travel We live in an instant gratification world. We have access to just about anything we want at the tip of our fingers. Waiting for certain medical care is not something we have much control over, but do we?  We may not have the ability to snap our fingers […]