Traditional Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture In Hong Kong

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Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong

Sluggish? Moody? Tired? Whether you’re just run down or suffer from a chronic illness, recurring pains, or conditions with unknown root causes, turning to ancient Chinese wisdom may prove to be just what you need. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is the world’s oldest continually practiced medical system. Based on the notion that energy or qi flows along pathways in the body that sometimes get blocked, resulting in illnesses.

Since our world, and therefore our physiological systems, have progressed, but more importantly changed over the course of TCM’s existence spanning thousands of years, TCM is often used today not as the only approach, but as a supplement to Western medicine, illuminating its undoubtedly existing and sometimes glaring blind spots.

Today, some therapies like reflexology have fully entered the mainstream and are in some form on the price list of almost every spa. Some like acupuncture are widely practiced and well-known to the general public. To help you understand this a bit better, we discuss the most commonly used TCM therapies and the best Hong Kong practitioners, doctors, and clinics that offer them and the conditions they help treat kids and adults. We also focused, when applicable, on the most vulnerable – moms (to be) and kids. TCM is either completely or barely intrusive, which means its therapies safely benefit the entire family, including babies, toddlers, kids and the elderly, often in ways you would not have predicted!


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You’ll find the most comprehensive range of services and the most detailed additional info on each of them in the following centers:

  • Tui Na massage in Traditioanl Chinese medicine in Hong Kong


    Tui Na is a form of manipulative Chinese therapy that can involve massage and cupping (a mix of acupressure and Shiatsu). Used in conjunction with other remedies, it has been proven to be a highly effective treatment. Tui Na is good for small infants and can treat many different conditions, including diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, influenza, asthma, and bronchial pneumonia.

    What is Tui Na good for?

    • Adults:  Sports injuries, sciatica, insomnia, constipation, headaches, stress, joint pain, and more.
    • Kids:  For infants - diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, influenza, asthma, and bronchial pneumonia.  Additionally, it can help with lack of appetite, fever, nightmares, and bed-wetting.


    Where to find Tui Na And Pediatric Tui Na Massage In Hong Kong?

  • TMC herbal remedies for traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong


    Chinese Herbal Medicine is one of the most sophisticated herbal medicine systems in the world.  It is crucial, especially when it comes to treating kids, that herbs are prescribed only by a licensed professional. Herbal medicine comes in the form of pills, teas, powders and more and uses anywhere from 4-14 ingredients at a time.  Eu Yan Sang offers comprehensive postnatal care for new moms - check it out.

    What are TCM herbal remedies good for?

    *Adults:  PMS, menopause, infertility, arthritis, headaches, indigestion, high blood pressure, cancer recovery, and so much more.

    *Kids:  Preventing illness, acute illnesses, and more.

    Where can I get TCM herbal remedies in Hong Kong?

    • Restore Integrative Medical Centre has an in-house TCM specialist
    • IMI custom prepares herbs, tinctures and botanicals for your individual needs.
    • HKU Space Medicine Clinics & Pharmacy offers authentic Chinese herbal medicines, nutritional herbal soup packs and more.
    • Health Wise creates custom herbal blends.
    • Eu Yan Sang has 100% natural supplements, herbs and other products for a variety of purposes.
    • Ko Shing Street (wholesale), "the heart of wholesale trade of Chinese herbal medicine in Hong Kong", is located in Ko Shing Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island.
  • Acupuncture in traditional chinese medicine in Hong Kong.


    Acupuncture offers a slew of benefits and is offered all over the city.  Though some find the thought of it scary, it's more than safe for kids as well - using thinner and shorter needles, making it less intrusive. Doctors use precision and skill to reduce any discomfort to kids.  For pregnancy and infertility, be sure to check out IMI - they have an entire pregnancy and post-natal program, including acupuncture for stress, headaches, dizziness, morning sickness, and fertility.

    What is acupuncture good for?

    • Adults:  Joint pain, migraines, knee pain, digestive problems, allergies, depression, chronic back pains, low energy levels, a range of disorders, conditions, and illnesses of all physiological systems.
    • Kids:  Allergies, asthma, ADHD, Autism, coughs and colds, tummy aches.
    • Fertility - Treatments here!
    • Pregnancy - Morning sickness, aches, and postpartum health

    Where to find acupuncture in Hong Kong?

    • Restore Integrative Medical Centre integrates Oriental and Western healing techniques and specializes in facial acupuncture and energy healing for anti-aging and healing chronic medical conditions.
    • IMI uses acupuncture for fertility, pregnancy, labor, postpartum health, and women's health in general.
    • Oriental Health re-balances through acupuncture, working with kids and pregnant women too.
    • Health Wise uses acupuncture to treat a range of gynecological and obstetric disorders.
    • Physiomotion restores the balance to improve fertility and sustain pregnancy through acupuncture and dry needling.
    • Vitality Center is one of the first and most trusted alternative health clinics in Hong Kong.
    • Dr. Susan Jamieson runs an Integrative Medical Practice that offers acupuncture treatments for fertility and hormone imbalances.
  • Moxibustion in traditioanl Chinese medicine in Hong Kong.


    A form - or part - of acupuncture, moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that consists of burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body. Amazingly, it can help turn a breech baby during pregnancy.  The method can stimulate fetal activity with the ideal timing of treatment at 34 weeks, though it can be practiced at up to 38-39 weeks of pregnancy.

    What is moxibustion good for?

    • Adults:  Bruises, sprains, tendonitis, arthritis, lupus, airborne allergies, and more
    • Pregnancy:  Moxibustion is used for babies in the breech and posterior positions, labor induction

    Where to find moxibustion in Hong Kong?

    • Health Wise's TCM services include moxibustion for reproductive health.
    • IMI can also enhance your acupuncture session with moxibustion to ease pregnancy.
    • Balance Health's moxibustion treatments are especially recommended for fertility, pregnancy and menstrual issues.
  • Cupping in traditioanl Chinese medicine in Hong Kong


    You have probably seen a friend who has received cupping - you simply can't miss the circles on their back. A technique that's gaining popularity, cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine. A therapist performs a reverse massage of sorts by placing special cups on your skin that create suction in the course of a couple of minutes. Many people use it for general well-being and relaxation, but it has additional benefits resulting from detoxification. For example, cupping bruises go away in about 10 days.

    What is cupping good for?

    • Adults:  Pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, and well-being.  It is also helpful for lower back pain during pregnancy.
    • Kids:  It is available for kids and can help with immunity build-up and relaxation.

    Where to get cupping therapy in Hong Kong?

  • Reflexology in traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong


    This is an easy one for people of all ages to enjoy in all corners of Hong Kong!  Reflexology has so many benefits and feels so good. The technique involves gently massaging and pressing on specific points in the foot, which reflect all areas and body systems, healing you from toe to head. The whole family can enjoy it together -  head to Ten Feet Tall in Central and book a room complete with a movie screen and fro-yo.

    What is reflexology good for?

    • Adults:  Stimulate nerve function, increase energy, boost circulation, induce a deep state of relaxation, eliminate toxins, stimulate the central nervous system, prevent migraines, and treat urinary tract conditions
    • Kids:  Balance systems, headaches, constipation, digestion, strengthening the immune system, and more.

    Where to find reflexology in Hong Kong?

Additional Info:​



*Care 30 (in Chinese):  +852 8107 3030 Karmen Lam, +852 9812 0909 Angel Lee

*E-mother Care Service Centre (in Chinese):, +852 3583 2543



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