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Turkey Leads The West

Western medical tourism is taking off, and Turkey is leading the charge! With 51 JCI accredited hospitals, it is leading the European medical tourism industry as of December 2013.

Acupressure

Acupressure is an alternative medicinal technique that is a combination of acupuncture and massage techniques. It has been derived from the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture and many believe that it can cure numerous aches and afflictions. Therapists apply physical pressure instead of needles on acupuncture points of the body by using their hands, elbows, fingertips, etc. Special devices are also used to apply pressure.

This process is said to improve the flow of “chi” or energy throughout the body. Blocked points of “chi” can cause various ailments and this procedure removes these blockages and also enhances blood circulation. Some believe that this procedure increases the level of pain-relieving endorphins in the body. Patients can perform acupressure on themselves without the help of qualified therapists.


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                  Featured Acupressure Providers Abroad


                  Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz

                  Sao Paulo, Brazil


                  Accreditation: JCI, Temos

                  Languages: English, Portuguese

                  With over a century of existence, the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital was founded in 1897 and holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

                  A group of G...

                  Private Hospital Tsepeti

                  Crete, Greece


                  Languages: English, Greek

                  The hospital was founded in 1970, originally as a maternity hospital, by the famous gynecologist Sofoklis Tsepetis. This was the first and, remained so for a long time, the only clinic of its kind, in...

                  Mediterranean Health Care

                  Alicante, Spain


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001, ISO 9002, ISO 14001

                  Languages: English, Spanish, German, Russian, Italian, French

                  Mediterranean Health Care is a non-profit association that groups together eight of the most prestigious private hospitals and health clinics in the province of Alicante, Spain.

                  We dire...

                  Ankara Guven Hospital

                  Ankara, Turkey


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

                  Languages: English, Turkish

                  Ankara Güven Hospital was established in 1974 to provide world-class healthcare services and continue to serve its patients by combining the requirements of modern medicine with many years of exp...

                  Clifford Hospital

                  Guangdong, China


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Chinese

                  Clifford Hospital is located in a vast and prosperous community that has a garden-like environment. The hospital has employed about 1,000 medical professionals, among them, more 100 are specialists, P...
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