Joint diseases

Joint disease are treated accordingly:
  • 1. Weakness or damage of the muscles and tendons around the joints
  • 2. Weakness or damage of the ligaments around the joints
  • 3. Actual damage of the articular cartilage or bones
  • 4. Abnormal inflammatory response inside the bursa

Related diseases

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Avascular necrosis (femoral head)

Treatment methods

1) Acupuncture

Acupuncture promotes circulation of stagnated blood and qi to help reduce pain.


2) Moxibustion

Moxibustion stimulates the circulation of blood and qi and additionally boosts resistance through its warming effects.


3) Cupping

Cupping creates a partial vacuum in the local area that the cup in placed. Local suction mobilizes blood flow and when it is accompanied by controlled bleeding, it enhances the elimination of stagnated blood to further alleviate pain.


4) Bee venom therapy

Bee venom therapy is widely used for its anti-inflammatory effects, immune-system regulatory effects, and neural protective effects. Its indications for use include a variety of diseases ranging from musculoskeletal diseases to even Parkinson’s disease. In Traditional Korean Medicine, it is thought to have the therapeutic effects of acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping all in one.


5) Thread-embedding therapy

Thread-embedding therapy strengthens the ligament and muscles that are weakened by continuous ill-use and other pathological factors.


6) Herbal medicine therapy

In the acute stage, herbal medicine is prescribed to help eliminate inflammation, pain, and stagnated blood. In the chronic stages, herbal medicine is tailored for each patient to strengthen muscles and ligaments and to prevent further complications by boosting the immune system.