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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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