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Brazil Gets Credit For Helping Start Medical Tourism

Brazil originally opened up medical options for patients outside of the US! In 1999, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein was the first outside of the US to be accredited by JCI.

Holistic and Alternative Medicine Treatments

Holistic and Alternative medicine concerns itself with finding the cause of a disease and treating it from the root rather than treating the symptoms. Alternative treatments will look at a person's entire being includes mental state, diet, exercise, attitude, etc. Along with treating a person's body they also treat his mind and put him in touch with his spiritual side.

There are many forms of alternative medicines. Some famous ones are Yoga, Ayurveda, herbalism, massage therapy, reflexology, homeopathy, aromatherapy and meditation.

Some techniques such as Thai massage, Yoga, Ayurveda and acupressure have been exported outside their home countries of origins and have found a willing audience outside. Others like energy healing, herbalism, aromatherapy, and meditation existed in some form before they became popular.

Alternative therapy can be used to de-stress and detoxify the body and get back youthful vigor. Natural remedies are easy on the body and make use of the system's own internal energy to heal from injuries or recover one's health.

Popular Holistic and Alternative Medicine Procedures



Featured Holistic and Alternative Medicine Providers Abroad


Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin

Hua Hin, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Thai

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, the parent organization of Bangkok Hospital, operates a total of nineteen hospitals throughout Thailand and Cambodia. It has long been our goal to bring the excellent c...

Asian Hospital and Medical Center

Muntinlupa, Philippines


Languages: English, Tagalog

Asian Hospital and Medical Center is the first major private hospital with tertiary care facilities in the Southern Luzon corridor of Metropolitan Manila. Officially inaugurated and opened to the publ...

BNH Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: Thai, English

Over 100 years of medical experience caring for Thais and expatriates. The BNH hospital, formerly known as the Bangkok Nursing Home Hospital, was established originally to provide nursing care for exp...

HYGEIA Hospital

Athens, Greece


Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

Languages: English, Russian, Greek

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large Private Hospital that has operated in Greece since 1974, and is currently one of the largest private hospital units in our country.

It was founded in ...

S Medical Clinic

Bangkok, Thailand


Languages: English, Thai

S Medical Clinic, an Aesthetics and Anti-Aging Specialist, was reborn with the philosophy of "Rejuvenation through Integrated Healthcare" from the former awards winning rejuvenation center, S Medical ...
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