Traditional and Complementary Medicine Application Center
“Traditional and complementary medicine” is the whole of knowledge, skills and practices with centuries-old history, whose medical mechanisms are sometimes unexplained under today’s conditions, based on theories, beliefs and experiences specific to different cultures, used to diagnose, cure or treat diseases, as well as to prevent diseases and maintain good health. They are methods that support and complement Western medicine.
In our country, since 2014, GETAT applications have been performed by approximately 5800 certified physicians in 1540 units with the approval of the Ministry of Health.
In our hospital, Ozone Therapy, Cupping Therapy (Cupping), Hirudotherapy (Leech) and Acupuncture applications are applied to our patients by a certified specialist physician under appropriate and hygienic conditions as complementary and supportive in specified indications.
Acupuncture is a highly effective, scientific treatment method that has been used in the treatment of many diseases for thousands of years.
Acupuncture is used in our hospital as a complementary and supportive treatment for the following conditions:
Mechanical pains of the musculoskeletal system
Migraine, tension type and non-organic headaches
Muscle spasm, herniated disc, acute conservative period and chronic period low back pain
Functional gastrointestinal system disorders, constipation, motility disorders,
Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)
Sleep disorder not due to organic cause
Full compliance with diet in a patient diagnosed with exogenous obesity
Itching due to allergies, eczema and skin dryness
Anxiety during quitting smoking
CUP THERAPY (CUPPING):
It is the process of increasing blood circulation in the applied area and removing heavy metals and toxic substances that accumulate under the skin and under the skin, causing superficial skin scratches, and removing them from the body with special vacuum cups.
Since Wet Cupping is a blood-related process, by removing dirty blood from the body, toxins in the blood and toxic substances and heavy metals that harm us due to the drugs we use are removed from the body without any danger.
Cupping therapy (Cupping) is used in our hospital as a complementary and supportive treatment for the following conditions:
Strengthening and regulating the immune system in patients without any organic disease
Chronic pain from rheumatic diseases, joint movement limitation, morning stiffness, fatigue
Mechanical pains of the musculoskeletal system
Knee pain (osteoarthritis etc.)
Non-organic headaches such as migraine and tension-type headache
Non-organic sleep disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome
Digestive system conditions such as nausea, vomiting, constipation
People who will come for cupping treatment should not be very hungry and should eat something three hours before coming to the treatment. He/she should not eat anything in the last three hours, but can consume liquid food (water) except caffeinated drinks.
Animal foods generally slow down the blood circulation rate. For this reason, animal food should not be consumed at least 24 hours before the application.
After cupping, you should not eat anything, drink water or sherbet, or smoke for about two hours.
According to Islamic medicine, it is recommended that it is more appropriate to do it on odd days in the second half of the Hijri months (such as 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27), and it is not appropriate to do it on Wednesdays and Mondays. However, if cupping therapy is to be performed for the purpose of treating any ailment, it should be done as soon as possible, regardless of the season or lunar day, as it is a necessity. In this regard, only weekdays (Monday-Tuesday-Thursday) can be taken into consideration.
Hacamat should not be done once a week, once a month, once a season, in spring or autumn, or once a year. A person should have it done once in his life.
Ozone (O3) is UV found in the stratosphere layer of the atmosphere. It is a pungent-smelling gas consisting of 3 oxygen atoms under the influence of its rays. It was first described in 1840 and was used for disinfection (water purification, bad odor, etc.) purposes since the 1860s. With the discovery of the ozone generator by Nicola Tesla in 1900, its use in medicine began in 1902 to treat anemia, cancer, diabetes, influenza and morphine poisoning.
Ozone therapy is used in our hospital as a complementary and supportive treatment for the following conditions:
Accelerating cell regeneration, lowering blood sugar, ensuring oxygenation and nutrition of tissues
Strengthening and regulating the immune system,
In the treatment of wounds and infections, especially diabetic wounds
Spine and musculoskeletal system movement and function disorders
Acute and chronic pain syndromes of the spine and bone joint system
Joint stiffness and degeneration
Migraine, tension headaches
Outpatient post-operative rehabilitation
Coordination and psychomotor dysfunction in children
Psychosomatic syndromes, anxiety, depression
For supportive purposes in chronic neurological diseases (Alzheimer, MS)
Chronic fatigue syndrome, Sleep disorders
Venous insufficiency and vascular diseases
Functional disorders of the digestive system, urinary system, urogenital, respiratory and circulatory systems
It was first published in 1952 by Dr. It is a medical procedure performed by Michel Pistor for aesthetic and pain treatment purposes. Mesotherapy is used worldwide in the treatment of skin rejuvenation, anti-aging, regional slimming, cellulite, stretch marks, blemishes, scars, hair treatment, acute and chronic pain, sports injuries and various skin diseases.
Mesotherapy is used in our hospital as a complementary and supportive treatment for the following conditions:
Trigeminal neuralgia, cervico-brachial neuralgias
Pain, stiffness, swelling and movement limitations that may occur after joint degeneration
Pain, redness, limitation of movement, hydrolipodystrophies-non-inflammatory cellulitis due to connective tissue pathology
Pain, redness and limitation of movement in acute and chronic soft tissue strains
Myofascial pain syndrome
Supportive in edema due to microcirculation disorder
Strengthening and regulating the immune system
Soft tissue sports injuries.
Cosmetic applications to renew and revitalize the skin,
HIRUDOTHERAPY (Leech Therapy):
It is a complementary and supportive treatment method using medical leeches. In addition to treating the dirty blood in the body by sucking it, leeches mainly create their effects thanks to more than 100 bioactive enzyme secretions given to the body while sucking blood. This secretion contains many beneficial substances such as painkillers, anti-inflammatory, strengthening of the body’s defense system (antioxidant) and regulating blood circulation.
Hirudotherapy (Leech Therapy) is used in our hospital as a complementary and supportive treatment for the following conditions:
Degenerative joint diseases (osteoarthritis)
Pain in lower extremity varicose vein diseases
To reduce pain in diseases such as lateral epicondylitis
Venous insufficiency after flap surgery, venous insufficiency after replantation and revascularization