Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

By |2021-07-20T17:46:49+00:00July 20, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Pain Management, Wellness|

 

As so many of us have experienced, often the pain that comes after surgery can linger for long periods of time and become unbearable. Medications are then usually encouraged through Western medicine to help with the pain. However, they are taxing on the body and can be addictive. And on top of that, medications can also have some undesirable side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sedation, and decreased gut motility, which can delay recovery.

A Better Way

Surgeries are significant health events that happen to have both physical and emotional effects, but what if surgery could be LESS painful with Read more …

Healing Injuries with Acupuncture in Edmonton

By |2021-07-16T18:00:45+00:00July 16, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Pain Management|

Acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine – a system of internal medicine that has been successfully treating many different aliments for thousands of years. It is recognized by the National Institute of Health and the World Health Organization as an effective and safe therapy for healing injuries.

A flaw in Western medicine is its inability to effectively treat disease and injuries, but rather treats the symptoms presented from disease and injury. Additionally, pharmaceuticals can often mask the root issue and surgery can sometimes be more damaging than beneficial. However, we do recognize the need for Western medical interventions, and Read more …

Pediatric Acupuncture Edmonton

By |2021-07-16T16:37:13+00:00July 12, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton|

Looking for a safe, natural treatment that addresses your child as a whole in order to get to the root cause of what is ailing them? Pediatric acupuncture may be for you!

What does acupuncture do for kids?

Acupuncture offers a safe and effective approach to pediatric care. It is a gentle and supportive way to regulate the nervous system in order to address many issues that children are experiencing, many of which can be related to the effects of stress. Acupuncture is also an Read more …

Top Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment for Infertility

By |2021-06-11T13:45:05+00:00March 3, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, 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 |2021-06-11T14:08:02+00:00December 6, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Massage, Nutrition, 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 …

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

By |2021-06-11T14:12:31+00:00November 16, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Coronavirus, Massage, Nutrition, Reiki, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|

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?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been used Read more …

Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

By |2021-07-02T17:47:33+00:00October 28, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Fibromyalgia, 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 |2021-06-11T14:12:50+00:00September 23, 2018|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton|

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!

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

By |2021-06-11T13:59:29+00:00January 17, 2017|Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Sleep, Wellness|

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as an excessive tiredness and fatigue. It’s considered a complex disorder because it cannot be explained by a specific medical condition. Physical and mental activity can worsen this condition while rest doesn’t seem to make things better either. So how can one tackle this? Here is a little more information about the cause and effects of CFS and how acupuncture can play a key role in addressing symptoms.

Causes

While there is very little to explain the cause of CFS, there are many theories that point to a combination of factors like viral infections, digestive malabsorption, Read more …

Acupuncture for Hormonal Imbalance

Did you know that nearly 80% of women suffer from symptoms due to a hormonal imbalance and that men can also suffer from gradual hormonal imbalances as they age? The truth is, hormonal imbalances are often very difficult to deal with and are hard to detect. They tend to manifest themselves into various symptoms over time as the body develops and changes over the years.

In both cases, exposure to toxins, diet, lifestyle and more can make huge impacts on the progression of these imbalances in how they affect our mental health and whether they turn into future disease. Here is Read more …

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