Health is a gift that sometimes requires assistance to keep in check. Diet and exercise are cornerstones to a healthy lifestyle as are routine visits and annual physicals with your general practitioner. North Vancouver is fortunate to have a large number of medical and health related professionals in the community.

Optometrists, dermatologists, opticians, acupuncturists, plastic surgeons, laser specialists, cosmetic surgery clinics, hair/wig related specialists, physiotherapists, pharmacists, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, hearing aid providers and speech therapy professionals, all have practices in North Van.

Skin care clinics offer procedures such as Botox, fillers, Juvederm, Restylane and skin resurfacing. Private health facilities that allow for drop-ins and diagnostic procedures such as CAT scans (CT scans), X Rays, MRI’s, blood work and lab testing are all located in our area.

Sports-related injuries, arthritis and pain caused from accidents are also treatable with local docs including licensed massage therapists and wellness clinics. General surgeons, joint pain experts, ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) specialists, gastroenterology professionals, gynecologists, nerve damage and neurosurgery healers, spine surgery, urology and orthopedic specialists also practice on the North Shore.

Strong mental health is very important to a person’s well being also. Psychiatric counsellors for individuals and family therapy are available to heal the mind when required. Depression, anxiety, stress? Psychotherapists and psychologists can both be of assistance to deal with related disorders to improve and maintain happiness and vitality.