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Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan with English-speaking doctors has never been easier. Have you had the thought that traveling all the way over to the clinic or hospital to make the appointment is a hassle, I certainly have. Not interested in any services that require a subscription and you would much rather like the […]

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan

Acupuncture for back pain in Japan may be the solution you have been looking for if you’ve ever suffered from the ill effects of a back injury, and the immobilizing back pain that can come with it. Statistically, 80% of the population is bound to run into some form of back pain within their lifetime. […]

Infertility Support Group in Japan

Dr. Taiken Jo, Director at ACURA Acupuncture Clinic in Shibuya

One of our Medical Partners, Taiken Jo, Director and head acupuncturist at Acura Acupuncture Clinic, the leader of acupuncture infertility treatment in Japan, has just recently launched a peer support group called TTC -Trying to Conceive.  Seeing that there has never been an infertility support group in Japan I was interested in finding out just […]

Walking around Tokyo takes its toll

Walking around Tokyo

Walking around Tokyo takes its toll. Recently I have noticed a lot of people with ankle and knee problems also complaining about posture and bone spurs on the bottom of their feet. I often notice that these patients are not equally spreading the weight between the bones in their feet when they stand and walk. […]

Acupressure for Headaches & Migraines relief in Japan

Acupressure for headaches and migraines relief in Japan

Everything happens for a reason I was born into family with a long history of bad health. Most of my extended family has either passed because of diabetes complications or cancer and my immediate family is no better. My mom had a heart attack a few years ago, my sister was born with congestive heart failure, […]

Belly Button Acupuncture: Gate to life’s energy

Have you ever wondered why your acupuncturist is constantly trying to warm up your belly button? It’s because your belly button is the exact place of a very important acupuncture point. In the west we refer to this point as CV 8 and in Japanese it’s called shinketsu 神闕. Why the difference in naming for belly button acupuncture? […]