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 …

Visceral Massage

By |2021-07-16T16:44:52+00:00July 13, 2021|Blog, Massage|

What is a Visceral Massage?
“Viscera” refers to the organs in the body. A visceral massage, otherwise known as an organ massage, is a massage therapy technique that addresses the health of the organs in your body’s systems to create a sense of complete wellbeing. It encourages the normal mobility, tone, and motion of the viscera and their connective tissues.
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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 …

Great Ways to Clean Your Home’s Energy and Raise the Vibrations

By |2021-06-03T20:06:30+00:00June 3, 2021|Blog|

Living in your home should make you feel happy, positive, and safe. One way to improve these feelings is to raise vibrations in your home to make it a better place to live, sleep, and spend your free time. Once you learn how to raise these vibrations, you’ll clear your home of negative energy while making room for new, positive energy to enter. This transforms your home into a safe oasis where you feel content. Here are some simple ways to shift your thoughts, your focus, and your surroundings to raise these vibrations to a higher level for optimum happiness Read more …

Stress and Anxiety Management: How Acupuncture, Massage, Reiki and Osteopathy Can Help

By |2021-06-11T13:55:59+00:00May 15, 2021|Blog, Mental Wellness, Stress|

At Red Leaf Wellness, we believe in taking a holistic approach to improving overall health and satisfaction in life.

While medical treatments are available to deal with stress and anxiety, we focus on combining the best of ancient Eastern and modern Western medicine to help our patients overcome the symptoms and causes of stress and anxiety.

That’s not to say that traditional medications and psychological therapies are not effective in combatting stress and anxiety – but it’s important that those who suffer from these challenges understand that there are many options available.

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How to Get into a Nutrition and Water Intake Routine

By |2021-07-06T20:56:30+00:00April 15, 2021|Blog, Nutrition|

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?

We’ve all 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 …

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.

Every living thing and person is Read more …

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