Yeditepe University Traditional and Complementary Medicine Centre Istanbul
About the hospital
Yeditepe University Traditional and Complementary Medicine Center Istanbul is an innovative alternative clinic part of the Yeditepe Group. The main principle of the medical centre is to provide natural medical care for chronic diseases. The clinic is a pioneering, innovative institution striving for self-improvement and renewal.
Yeditepe University Traditional and Complementary Clinic is a branch of Yeditepe University Hospital and has been operating in the central building of the Istek Foundation since 2008. The clinic has a department for international patients, which takes care of all the details regarding visiting patients abroad.
Acupuncture is a method of treating diseases recognized by almost all doctors in most developed countries. The Traditional and Complementary Medicine Center is approved and certified by the Ministry of Health. The clinic offers acupuncture services, which medical practitioners can only perform in Turkey. Because the medical centre is a branch of the University Hospital, it is easy for doctors to consult with patients' complaints and receive advice from doctors from other departments when necessary. This approach inspires confidence in patients, and they easily give themselves to the light of science and technology and, when required, into the hands of collective doctors. All materials and technical equipment for acupuncture are CE-approved. At the same time, the medical centre is based on the recommendations of the world's leading centres that have scientifically and effectively tested equipment.
The main direction of the clinic is to reduce pain in inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteochondrosis, sciatica and myositis. Treatment with acupuncture is perfectly combined with medical and physiotherapy treatment. Doctors evaluate the clinical picture and the results of the patient's tests and then prescribe complex therapy. In addition, the clinic serves people who want to experience the benefits of acupuncture in preventive medicine.
What diseases can I treat with acupuncture?
Acupuncture hasn't practically no medical contraindications to its use. Doctors use this type of treatment for vascular pathologies, injuries of peripheral nerves, osteoarthritis and myositis, astheno-neurotic syndrome, and depressive and post-traumatic syndromes.
Can I be sure of the quality of medical services?
The clinic is approved and certified by the Ministry of Health. Since only doctors can perform acupuncture in Turkey, patients can be sure of the qualifications of the medical team. All materials necessary for acupuncture have the appropriate certification and CE marking.
What is the main focus of the centre?
The clinic is primarily focused on orthopaedics conditions, pain, joint issues, neurology, physiotherapy, and preventive medicine.
About the city
Istanbul is the largest city in the country, as well as a leading economic and cultural centre. The city lies on both sides of the Bosphorus, geographically dividing it into Europe and Asia. In its long history, Istanbul was the capital of the greatest empires in the world - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman- and was also the religious centre of Christianity and Islam. Therefore, it is not surprising that the city has many monuments of cultural and architectural heritage, demonstrating the glorious past of the contemporary metropolis.
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, is rightfully considered a city symbol and one of its main attractions. The peculiarity of the mosque is the presence of six minarets - there are no more mosques in Istanbul with so many minarets. Directly opposite the legendary mosque is another important historical monument - Hagia Sophia. In 1985, the cathedral was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List along with other monuments of the historical centre of Istanbul.
Istanbul is the scientific centre of Turkey. The city is home to several public universities, such as Istanbul University, Marmara University, Bosphorus University, and several private universities. Several scientific communities operate in the city, including the Turkish Medical Society. Istanbul is home to the leading centre Şisli Memorial Hospital, which is popular in the international medical arena.
Istanbul is a multimillion metropolis with a rich history and oriental flavour. Istanbul is an ideal option for a weekend trip: visitors can come here for a romantic weekend with their loved ones, fly in to unwind for a couple of days, drink delicious Turkish coffee and enjoy walking around this beautiful city. The city offers its guests excellent shopping opportunities. Istanbul has a vast number of boutiques and colourful bazaars, where they provide significant discounts. Istanbul is also a paradise for gourmets. Here you can taste delicious national Turkish cuisine and famous oriental sweets.