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Korean Medicine

Korea’s Medicine Introduction

Korean Medicine

Superiority of Cosmetic surgery and skin care in Korea

  • 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.

Difference between
Korean medicine
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.

Difference between Korean medicine and western medicine20,343 patients in 2017

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.

Continuous increase of foreign patients
20,343 patients in 2017, resulting in a 12.9% increase compared to the previous year and a 34.5% average annual increase rate