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Korea Attracts Big 3 Medical Tourists

The three nations with the most Korea-bound medical tourists are China, the U.S., and Japan, according to industry data. Chinese medical tourists made up the largest share, with some 32,000 seeking treatment in Korea in 2012.

Rehabilitation Treatments

Rehabilitation is a process of medical and psychotherapic treatment used to rehabilitate a person back into society. Aids such as addiction counseling, pharmacotherapies, residential treatment, support groups, care centers are employed to help the person come out of his addiction or psychological condition.

There are many kinds of rehabilitation. It depends on what a person is seeking rehabilitation from. Some examples are alcohol rehabilitation, drug rehabilitation, physical rehabilitation after an injury or an accident, etc.

There are many rehabilitation centers worldwide where rehabilitation treatment can be received against various addictions. In certain cases opioid medications are also used to treat addictions to morphine or heroin. As part of their addiction treatment, alcoholics may be prescribed drugs such as Acamprosate, Topiramate or Disulfiram to break their addiction.

Counseling has also proved to be useful in addiction rehabilitation. Physical rehabilitation can be performed by professionals like physiotherapists who have been trained in the science.


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Featured Rehabilitation Providers Abroad


Shanghai United Family Hospital

Shanghai, China


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

Shanghai United Family Hospital (SHU), a joint venture between Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) and the Shanghai Changning Central Hospital, is a member of the United Family Healthcare (UFH)...

Star Medica Merida

Yucatan, Mexico


Languages: English, Spanish

The Hospital Certification is the process by which the General Health Council recognizes Medical attention establishments who participate voluntarily and accomplish more than 1,300 norms and official ...

Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin

Hua Hin, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Thai

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, the parent organization of Bangkok Hospital, operates a total of nineteen hospitals throughout Thailand and Cambodia. It has long been our goal to bring the excellent c...

Bumrungrad International Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: Thai, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Napali, Vietnamese, Bangladesh, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, German

Bumrungrad International is a Joint Commission International accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Founded in 1980, it is one of the largest private hospitals...

Chiva-Som International Health Resort

Hua Hin, Thailand


Languages: English, Thai, Japanese

On arrival you are offered a complimentary Health and Wellness consultation. This is designed around your goals and objectives, your current state of health and ability to achieve those goals. Your ad...
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