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What Your Knee Replacement Implants Are Made Of

Preparing for a total knee replacement can bring lots of questions. One of the them may be about the materials that your new knee will be made of. It is a great question to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon in detail. So that you come to your visit prepared, below is some information about artificial […]

Sports After A Knee Replacement

Sports After A Knee Replacement Anytime there is an injury to a crucial part of your body, it is natural to be cautious even after a surgery to protect it.  It does not need to be the end of your active life by any means though.  Many times people do not realize they can go […]

Can Working Out in the Morning Offer Better Weight Loss Success

Can Working Out in the Morning Offer Better Weight Loss Success? Working out in general is always going to be beneficial to your health.  But does it really matter when you work out as long as you do it?  A recent study suggests it’s possible that more weight can be lost if your work out […]

Medical Traveler’s Concern: Do People Die On The Operating Table?

With Medical Travel, people are often concerned about a possible surgery mishap.  It can be a scary process of going to another country and trusting a doctor you most likely haven’t met to provide you with a successful outcome.  One of the biggest misconceptions and fears is that you could die during the surgery.  Yes, […]

October 2019 Newsletter

  Carson MacLeod – Private Hip Replacement Recent Health Vantis Client We had the pleasure of meeting and helping a wonderful gentleman named Carson MacLeod from Truro, NS a few months back.  He came to us in need of a timely hip replacement surgery.   Up until 3 years ago, this healthy and fit 78 […]

Drug Shortages and How It Might Affect Snowbirds

The Canadian Snowbirds are making their plans to head south soon. Recent articles in the news talked about the shortage of drugs.  This has forced doctors to change patients’ doses and/or actual medication. So how will drug shortage in Canada affect the Snowbirds? How Could It Affect Snowbirds? For months, well-established drugs have been placed […]

Hip Replacement Do’s and Don’ts

Hip replacement surgery is one of the most successful surgeries to relieve pain from arthritis. Your doctor will give you a set of specific instructions for after surgery recovery.  To help set up the stage for a speedy recovery, however, here are a few points: Do: Try to maintain a healthy weight prior to surgery […]

Private Surgery In Canada and Beyond

While healthcare is free to all Canadians, we are all aware that we do pay for it through taxes and that access to it can be limited. Oftentimes Canadians experience lengthy wait times for some surgeries and lack of training and proper equipment for the latest surgical technologies and advances. Health Vantis helps connect Canadians […]

Private Robotic Hysterectomy

In our last blog, we wrote about private laparoscopic hysterectomy.  Robot-assisted surgery is now coming into wider use for treating conditions like endometriosis, uterine fibroids, uterine bleeding, adenomyosis and others. A robotic hysterectomy is a variation of GYN laparoscopic surgery using special remotely controlled tools. It provides surgeons with special wrist instruments that bend and rotate […]

September 2019 Newsletter

We welcome September as the first month of the Fall, still warm and beautiful, with crisper air and golden leaves peeking through. Things start settling into routines as we head towards cooler weather. In this issue, we bring to you some news about a promising new Alzheimer’s blood test, some information on how to get […]