WHAT IS TRADITIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE?
“Traditional and complementary medicine” is the whole of knowledge, skills and practices that can be explained or cannot be explained, based on theories, beliefs and experiences specific to different cultures, which are used in the protection of physical and mental illnesses, diagnosing, healing or treating them, as well as in maintaining good health. These are supportive and complementary methods of Western medicine.
WHAT ARE TRADITIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICAL METHODS?
In order to prevent illegal and uninformed practices, the regulation on these methods was published in the official newspaper by the Ministry of Health on 27 October 2014. According to this regulation, only doctors were authorized by the ministry to only practice in their own field.
Doctors will be able to apply these treatment methods if they receive a certificate with the training they will receive from training programs and with the time determined for each course.
Within the scope of this regulation; Traditional and Complementary Medicine methods applied by our hospital physicians are as follows;
- Leech Therapy
- Ozone Therapy
WHAT YOU SHOULD BE AWARE AT A CENTER YOU GO TO HAVE ANY OF THE TRADITIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICAL METHODS
- You should pay attention to whether the place where you will apply has a permit issued by the ministry.
- You must make sure that the person who will do the application is a doctor.
- You should pay attention to whether the doctor who will perform the method has a certificate signed and approved by the relevant ministry.
You should only have your practice done by doctor who have a certificate approved by the ministry.