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Korea Attracts Big 3 Medical Tourists

The three nations with the most Korea-bound medical tourists are China, the U.S., and Japan, according to industry data. Chinese medical tourists made up the largest share, with some 32,000 seeking treatment in Korea in 2012.

Hydrotherapy

Water is believed to have properties that enable healing. Hydrotherapy or water therapy involves use of water to treat different ailments. Hydrotherapy uses different forms of water like liquid, ice, steam, etc. It also uses water in different pressures and temperatures. The ability of water to dissolve substances without altering their properties is made use of by mixing herbs and minerals for treatment.

Some of the conditions that are treated by hydrotherapy are arthritis, acne, cold, headaches, muscle problems, nerve problems, hemorrhoids or piles, and stress.

Some of the techniques used in hydrotherapy are steam inhalation, sitz bath, cold and warm foot bath, sauna, etc.

Hydrotherapy is generally safe as water does not hurt anyone.


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            Anadolu Medical Center is sheltered by the Anadolu Foundation and it is characterized by two major aspects : its non-profit status and its unique affiliation with the world praised Johns Hopkins Medic...

            Hydro Health

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            Languages: Thai, English

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            Damian Medical Center

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            Monza Hospital

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