How to Get into a Nutrition and Water Intake Routine

By |2021-04-08T23:02:46+00:00April 15, 2021|Blog|

While the Holistic approach to health takes your mind, body, and soul into consideration, there’s no ignoring the fact that your physical body is an amazing machine that needs to be fueled properly.

The two main sources of “fuel” for your body are nutrients and water. 

Are you getting enough of each?

To be sure that you are, here are some ways that you can get into a nutrition and water intake routine – and why you absolutely should!

What Should My Daily Water Intake Be?

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Top Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment for Infertility

By |2021-03-03T01:43:57+00:00March 3, 2021|Acupuncture, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

Infertility is a growing problem for women all over the world. While many women seek modern treatments to find a solution, others turn to an ancient form of medicine — acupuncture.

Today, even the world’s most high-tech reproductive specialists often look to Chinese medicine to help solve challenging infertility problems.

How Acupuncture Helps Infertility

While acupuncture has been widely used to help infertile patients, not everyone fully understands its power. Here is a little information on how this ancient form of medicine can promote fertility:

According to the traditional Chinese medicine explanation, acupuncture works to provide stimulation for the Qi (pronounced “Chee”). This is the Read more …

Practitioner Benefits When Joining Our Established Wellness Practice

By |2021-03-10T15:27:40+00:00December 6, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Mental Wellness, Prevention, Reiki|

Traditional Chinese Medicine and holistic health encompass some of the oldest and most effective wellness treatments in the world. While it is tempting to start a new practice to attract long-term customers, it takes time and those who choose to do so face a bevy of unforeseen challenges.

Solo practitioners may find themselves juggling various responsibilities (appointment-booking, rescheduling, lease management, insurance handling, etc.) that distract them from clinical care itself. For someone starting in the field, the combination of stress and setbacks may prove overwhelming, undermining their interest and quality of practice.

By joining an established practice like Red Leaf Wellness, practitioners Read more …

What Is Reiki and How It Can Help You

By |2021-03-10T15:28:06+00:00December 1, 2020|Blog|

Reiki is an alternative therapy that has been used for centuries in various forms. It is an energy healing technique that works with the body’s natural life force energy (qi in Traditional Chinese Medicine) and that of the universe. It involves the transfer of qi by laying the practitioner’s hands over the patient’s chakras and meridians, acting as a conduit, which allows the qi to flow through them and their hands to their patient. This helps channel the qi to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Simple solutions for anxiety and insomnia. How wellness and Traditional Chinese medicine can help!

By |2021-03-10T15:33:07+00:00November 16, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Coronavirus, Edmonton, Prevention|

To say that this year has been an emotional roller coaster ride would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of the way we live our lives, and for many people this has led to an increase in stress-related ailments like anxiety and insomnia. The good news is there are ways to combat these ailments without resorting to pharmaceutical drugs. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a holistic healing system that can be a powerful tool in treating a wide range of health issues including anxiety and insomnia.

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

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Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Pandemic

By |2021-03-10T15:29:30+00:00November 7, 2020|Blog, uncategorized|

The novel coronavirus has turned our world upside down. Along with stress and worry, many of us have been locked down and need some kind of relief from worries, isolation, and fear. But imagine getting away for a little while. Imagine letting everything go and feeling better both in mind and spirit right now. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may be the way to set everything aside, take a moment for ourselves, and enjoy the overwhelming mental and physical benefits at the same time.

There are many benefits of traditional Chinese medicine during the pandemic. And some that may surprise you.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

By |2021-03-31T19:36:15+00:00October 28, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Wellness|

While science has made inroads and downright amazing discoveries in recent decades, one area that eludes doctors and scientists alike is fibromyalgia.

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association states that approximately 8% of adults 80 years of age and younger fit the criteria for fibromyalgia.

This condition is characterized by wide-spread body aches and pains, sleep disorders, constant feelings of fatigue, memory problems, and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies what should be tolerable pain sensations by affecting how your brain processes pain signals.

Currently, there is no cure but there are increasingly new ways Read more …

One Response to Best Acupuncturist – Vue Magazine’s Best of Edmonton 2018

By |2021-02-18T20:05:19+00:00September 23, 2018|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Wellness|

Thank you Edmonton for voting us Best Acupuncturist in 2018! That’s two years in a row and it is all truly humbling! We also want to say congrats to our great colleagues – Monica Patt Inner Essence Wellness – for joining us on the podium!

Best Acupuncturist – Vue Magazine’s Best of Edmonton 2017

By |2021-02-18T20:05:51+00:00September 20, 2017|Blog, Migraines, Pain Management|

Thank you Edmonton for voting us Best Acupuncturist in 2017! It’s truly humbling and we also want to say congrats to our great colleagues – Monica PattKelsey Shaw & Inner Essence – for joining us on the podium!

Acupuncture for Migraine Relief

By |2021-02-18T20:08:46+00:00September 7, 2017|Blog, uncategorized|

Migraines are more than just headaches. Migraines can be an absolutely debilitating experience that has a considerable impact on people’s quality of life. The attacks can become so severe that they force the sufferer to abandon their daily activities for up to 3 days or longer. Living in fear of the next attack can make even a symptom-free day stressful.

So what can Acupuncture do for your migraines?

Acupuncture is like a fitness routine for your nervous system. Acupuncture helps to stimulate balance (or homeostasis) within the body. An Acupuncture treatment can stimulate weaker aspects of the nervous system to help regain Read more …

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