Practitioner Benefits When Joining Our Established Wellness Practice

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Practitioner Benefits When Joining Our Established Wellness Practice

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 can focus on delivering the highest clinical service standards and take their minds away from miscellaneous administrative tasks and operational commitments. 

Building a Better Culture

It takes time to create an atmosphere conducive to quality practice. Practitioners need to undergo trial and error and costly processes to gradually build rapport with their patients. Joining an established acupuncture clinic eliminates the wait of nurturing an ideal working sphere. Red Leaf Wellness offers what patients have described as a unique oasis that fosters comfort, tranquility, and trust.  

Additionally, we maintain a robust online presence, resulting in consistently positive feedback from patients and staff. Our reputation precedes us, and we have the reviews and customer traffic to prove it. 

Eliminate Commercial Risks 

Unforeseen circumstances such as the COVID situation results in a world of uncertainty, where financial commitments cause copious stress and distractions. We hold the commercial lease of the clinic so practitioners may unload one huge burden off their minds. (which might prove unsustainable early in their practice).

By doing so, we eliminate the risks of losing a place of practice during economic crises. Practitioners can have peace of mind to focus on doing their best work throughout the seasons. 

Learn From the Experts 

Red Leaf Wellness firmly believes in providing exclusive on-the-job learning opportunities. Our senior practitioners believe in sharing their rich experience and insightful advice to help develop the skills of junior members in the Red Leaf Wellness family. Practitioners can look forward to knowledge sharing, mentorship and collaborative training sessions to elevate their practice to the next level.

Additionally, our clinic maintains a strong and expanding network of partnerships with other allied health providers so practitioners may enjoy the advantages of a dynamic referral system that enhances their professional reputation. 

Thrive with an Established Practice 

We have built and improved our clinic over the years, optimizing administrative and patient management practices to yield the most cost-effective infrastructure and workflows. Additionally, we have shaped our tools and staff practices according to the ever-changing market trends to stay ahead of the curve. Practitioners can immediately enjoy advanced scheduling tools, insurance reimbursement, and intuitive paperless documentation for the most seamless work experience. 

Receive Quality Support

Our support team oversees all administrative tasks so practitioners can invest their precious time in providing unparalleled clinical service. Fellow practitioners at Red Leaf Wellness collaborate to work out the best schedules to accommodate absences during vacations, breaks, and illnesses, with a focus on supporting each other and striving for work-life balance.

The secret to the Red Leaf Wellness team’s success lies in its ethos of maintaining a positive, close-knit community of friendly and helpful staff and practitioners.  We believe that everyone’s individual successes leads to the overall team success.

Optimize Patient Panels

We follow a cascade structure for patient panels, where senior practitioners will automatically transfer referrals to junior members in the case of work overflow. The practice provides practitioners with an organic boost toward establishing their patient panels. Our support team manages every patient panel closely, minimizing the risks of double-booking and omitted appointments. 

Practice Around a Flexible Schedule

Our team values work-life balance and recognize the various commitments and needs of each practitioner. As such, we follow a flexible schedule that aims to prevent the dread of burnout and worker dissatisfaction. Through staggered practice hours and compressed workweeks, we aim to keep practitioners refreshed, focused, and functioning at their best. The art of acupuncture negates the stressors in life, and our work schedules aim to echo that principle.  

Total Compensation Includes a Wide Range of Benefits

At Red Leaf Wellness, we offer competitive salaries and/or fee-splitting models focused on the highest possible remuneration, while at the same time surrounding practitioners with invaluable support services often neglected in other workplaces. We are extremely proud of the total compensation package we offer our team, and believe that employee retention comes from equal parts happiness, employment support, and earning potential. Because of the volume of traffic our clinic sees, as well as our collaborative, referral-based culture, a fee-splitting approach can significantly boost the careers of new practitioners early on who may otherwise struggle to gain market traction. 

Practitioners can look forward to an impressive list of employment benefits and perks when joining our team:

  • Red Leaf Wellness values and prioritizes ensuring the greatest number of patients can access our services.  To keep our schedules optimized we provide practitioners with in-depth marketing and advertising support, including social media management, newsletters, and blog campaigns often spotlighting individual practitioners and their contributions.  All efforts are geared to ensuring you have the highest visibility to the community.
  • Similarly, we value professional progression, availing an annual professional development package to ensure our providers are always abreast of the latest treatments within their existing practice, or that they are stepping outside their comfort zone to learn new skills and competencies. Combined with mentorship from our senior practitioners and also the chance to join professional associations, new team members can elevate their practice to brave new heights.  

  • Each staff member receives employee support services as part of the onboarding and employment journey with us. We work with a respected external human resources consultancy to ensure our operations and our team are well supported, inclusive, accommodating and compliant with all regulations.

  • We ensure key insurance provision are in place including workers’ compensation protection, employment insurance protection, and other Canada Revenue Agency source deductions and tax remittances on your behalf

Red Leaf Wellness welcomes interested practitioners from all backgrounds and experiences to join our strong and mighty team. Speak with one of the team to learn how you can hop on board today! Together, we will keep the best of ancient Eastern and modern Western medicines going strong to provide patients with the best integrated treatments against their most troubling ailments. 

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

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

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

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 for centuries to treat everything from chronic pain to emotional disorders, digestive issues, sleep disturbances, and more. The practice takes a holistic approach to healing by utilizing natural therapies like acupuncture, nutrition, massage, and reiki to address health issues. These natural therapies not only help with existing symptoms, but they can also be preventative


Acupuncture is a healing technique that involves inserting very thin needles into key points on the body to correct energy imbalances. The idea is that everyone has energy or Qi (pronounced ‘chee’) flowing through their bodies, but sometimes this energy can become blocked in certain areas. When this happens, you may experience joint pain, headaches, restlessness, anxiety, or a general feeling of malaise. Acupuncture aims to unblock these areas and open the meridians so that energy can flow more freely throughout the body. Studies show that acupuncture also stimulates areas of the brain that process pain and manage stress hormones.


In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the physical body and the mind are interconnected. For example, when we experience stress, our bodies produce hormones that increase the heart rate, elevate blood pressure, and increase blood sugar levels in the body. These hormones can also affect the organs and various systems. Over time, constant exposure to stress hormones can cause damage to various organs, and this can manifest as psychological conditions including depression, anxiety, and insomnia. A customized nutrition plan can help detoxify the organs and restore a balance between the body and mind.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is not only an incredibly relaxing experience, but it can also help heal the body and calm the mind by stimulating blood flow, releasing energy blockages, and regulating the nervous system. TCM massage therapies like Tui Na and Gua Sha focus on key acupressure points to open the meridians and get Qi flowing. This helps to correct imbalances and ease tension that may be causing anxiety or sleep disruptions. Massage also encourages the body to release feel-good hormones like endorphins, serotonin, and dopamine, which help elevate the mood and produce an overall feeling of well-being.


Reiki is an ancient healing therapy that originated in Japan, but it has been used for hundreds of years in many Asian cultures. The name can be broken down into ‘rei’, which means ‘universal energy’ and ‘ki’, which means life energy. It involves a practitioner placing their hands above certain areas of a patient’s body and channeling energy to promote relaxation and balance mental and emotional states. Many people find that reiki sessions are incredibly calming and help them release stress, tension, and negative emotions. This is a great option for those who want a non-invasive therapy to help manage stress.

How Red Leaf Wellness Can Help

Red Leaf Wellness is a highly acclaimed wellness clinic with two locations in Edmonton, Alberta. We offer acupuncture, massage therapy, reiki, and functional medicine services. We specialize in creating individualized treatment plans for a range of conditions including insomnia, anxiety, PTSD, pain management, weight loss, and more. Working closely with you and your primary care physician, we will design a holistic treatment plan that is tailored specifically to your symptoms and wellness goals.

Give us a call at 780.633.7538 with any questions you may have or schedule an appointment online through our patient portal with one of our practitioners.