- Korean medicine is unique treatments that have been studied for almost 2000 years.
- "Dong-eu Bo-gam", the Korean medical book which carries the 2000-year of history of Korean medicine, has been designated as UNESCO world heritage.
- In Korean medicine, through acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments, severe illness (cancer) and minor illness (skeletal muscle diseases, spinal diseases) can be treated. Through these various methods of therapy, not only medical treatments, you can also get cosmetic treatments such as weight loss and cosmetic surgery.
and western medicine
The largest difference between Korean medicine and modern medicine is that Korean medicine sees the body as an entire organism, not as the sum of separate body parts. Therefore, Korean therapy focuses on maintaining constancy in the patient's body.
13,218 patients in 2015
Recently, Korean medicine hospitals are not only practicing acupuncture, herbal medicine and physical therapy, but also they are focusing on a Korean-western medicine collaboration system in order to provide more effective treatments.
13,218 patients in 2015, resulting in a 12.6% increase compared to the previous year and a 33.8% average annual increase rate