Several articles written by Dr. Markus Thiel have been published in local newspapers and we are happy to share these with you to give you information on overall health and wellness as well as the remarkable benefits of  Low Intensity Laser Therapy.

"Water, Water, Everywhere" - by Dr. Markus Thiel

The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge has a quote that starts, "Water, water, everywhere..." and it might want to finish, "...and for good reason." The degree to which you are hydrated dictates your overall state and health. In fact, few things in this universe perpetuate life as well as water. Insert boring...
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Can Vitamin D Prevent Diabetes? -by Dr. Markus Thiel

Research demonstrates that higher vitamin D levels are linked to lower diabetes risk. Vitamin D may play an important role in preventing diabetes by improving insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in those patients that might otherwise be at risk for diabetes. Dr. Anastassios Pittas, from the division of endocrinology, diabetes and...
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Open Your Eyes to the Need for Sleep -by Dr. Markus Thiel

Whenever I have a new patient come to my clinic, I like to spend at least 45 minutes with them. I want to get an idea of what it is like to live in their skin. I believe talking with your patient is the most important part of determining if you can help them or not.                ...
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Laser Therapy Turns ‘on’ Body’s Ability to Heal Itself

I have had an awful lot of emails regarding my June 11 article about the use of laser therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. It seems many people are as excited about this therapy as I am. I received my certification in Low Intensity Laser Therapy application in Alberta so that I could bring this technology to my clinic...
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Potential Benefits of Laser Therapy shouldn’t be Kept Secret

Though low intensity laser therapy (lilt) is relatively new to the Okanagan, its therapeutic applications have been around for over three decades. I consider myself fortunate to have a laser clinic within my practice, as many patients have had profound improvements with its application. It seems to be one of the best kept secrets of Kelowna....
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