Acupuncture is recognized by more and more people both as a main or complementary modality for health care. Acupuncture, however, is more than just sticking needles into people. It is about proper diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and acupuncture needle manipulation. Get the best of western medicine and chinese medicine and acupuncture from certified medical acupuncturist Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue.
The World Health Organization recommends Acupuncture for the treatment of various ailments. These include but are not limited to nervous system problems, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal problems, movement disorders, and of course, pain control. Traditional Chinese Medicine is also an effective form of preventive medicine and wellness maintenance.
Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue blends the best of western and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
He is one of the proponents of what we term “Integrative Medicine” which seeks to integrate conventional western medicine with traditional and complementary medical systems and practices so as to achieve optimum health care.
He has trained both in his home country of the Philippines and in mainland China, garnering clinical experience under several professors in many different clinics and hospitals. He also teaches in the University of the Philippines College of Medicine , lecturing on TCM and Integrative Medicine topics.