3 Benefits of Facial Acupuncture

By |2021-10-18T18:37:01+00:00October 15, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Facial Rejuvenation|

Facial acupuncture is so much more than having tiny needles inserted into your face! Many patients find facial acupuncture particularly beneficial because it positively impacts not only the facial tissues, but treats their entire being - mind, body, and soul. What is Facial Acupuncture? Even though facial acupuncture is a “facial” treatment, it is part of a whole-body experience that can restore balance, treat symptoms, and address any underlying conditions that may be contributing to stress, anxiety, insomnia, poor digestion, and headaches. Typically, after a full-body acupuncture treatment, the acupuncturist will also perform acupuncture techniques specifically on your face. It Read more ...

Acupuncture for Depression: Does It Work?

By |2021-09-13T19:57:04+00:00August 30, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Mental Wellness|

Is Acupuncture Effective for Depression? If so, how?   Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have utilized acupuncture to treat various medical issues for more than 3,000 years. With more than 10 million acupuncture sessions performed each year, acupuncture has grown in popularity in North America in recent decades.   Acupuncture is even being used to treat mental health disorders, such as depression, by some practitioners. Acupuncture is an effective complementary treatment for those who have not improved with traditional treatment methods. Here’s all you need to know about acupuncture as a treatment for depression.   Signs of Depression Depression is more Read more ...

Acupuncture for Inducing Labour Naturally in Edmonton

By |2021-09-13T19:55:26+00:00August 11, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

    There are many cases where inducing labour is recommended for the safety and wellbeing of the baby, mother, or both. It is important to know what that means, and what your options are. That way, the best decision for you and your baby can be made. Here's what you need to know...   What is labour induction?   Labour Induction is a medical term that describes a procedure which stimulates uterine contractions to bring on vaginal birth and delivery. There are a few Western medical ways to do this, which include scrapping the membrane or administering hormones; all Read more ...

Acupuncture for Miscarriage Prevention & Healthy Pregnancy in Edmonton

By |2021-09-13T19:55:04+00:00July 30, 2021|Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Women's Health|

For many women, acupuncture is not only a way to relieve stress when you’re trying to conceive, but it can also increase fertility, support a healthy pregnancy, prevent miscarriage, and prepare the body for labour.   There are many factors that can affect whether a pregnancy is carried to term. Genetics, nutrition, environment, immunity, and mental health all play a role in a woman’s ability to experience a healthy pregnancy. Acupuncture is used to create harmony in the body and mind which promotes overall wellness and lessens the risk of possible miscarriage.   How it works and what you can Read more ...

Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

By |2021-09-13T19:53:34+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 Read more ...

Healing Injuries with Acupuncture in Edmonton

By |2021-09-13T19:52:52+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 Read more ...

Pediatric Acupuncture Edmonton

By |2021-09-13T19:51:53+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 effective treatment for restoring balance in the body, stimulating its own natural abilities to 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"). 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 Read more ...

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

By |2021-08-11T19:12:15+00:00November 16, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, COVID-19, 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 Read more ...

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