The KyungHee University Korean Medical Hospital utilizes Korean medicine and medical techniques. Oriental Medicine in Korea is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is also called Korean Traditional Medicine.
Although Korean Traditional Medicine is influenced by Traditional Chinese Medicine, it has developed its own unique way of diagnosis and treatment.
Unique Characteristics of Traditional Korean Medicine:
- Acupuncture techniques such as Sa-am, Tae-guk, Hand Acupuncture,
- Sasang Constitutional Medicine which classifies people into four types, (Taeyangin, Taeumin, Soyangin and Soeumin) and treats each differently according to the constitution
- fusion medicine, which combines traditional medicine with modern medicine in many ways.