Professional And Reliable Acupuncturist In Manila! Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue Is Proud To Offer The Most Remarkable Acupuncture Services

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Meet The Doctor

Dr. Philip is a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and is Director of Acupuncture Services at The Medical City.

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Patient Feedback

Patient Feedback

Can acupuncture help with your problems? From shoulder pain, back pain, to other chronic problems, click to read what others have to say about acupuncture.

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Videos

Videos

Click here to see some videos featuring Dr. Tan-Gatue. From lecture excerpts to television appearances, you can check them out in this section.

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Chronic Kidney Disease: Can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture Helps Renal Function in Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic Kidney Disease is a dreaded condition where the patient’s kidneys are no longer functioning as they should.  Given that the kidneys are needed to filter the blood of waste, form urine, help form blood, and regulate electrolyte metabolism, among others, we see how important they are.  In fact, in Chinese Medicine […]

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Fire Needle Technique: Acupuncture Archives Episode 3

Fire Needle Technique Fire Needle technique is a special technique in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture where the needle is first heated by direct exposure to flame before it is inserted into the patient.  This is different from warm needle technique because in warm needle the practitioner put some moxa on the handle and lights […]

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Acupuncture for Shabu?

Acupuncture for Shabu? A while back, I had written a blog entry about how acupuncture can help with reducing relapses in recovering cocaine addicts. (link)  In the Philippines, however, methamphetamines are a bigger problem.  Locally known as “shabu”, it is indeed a social and medical scourge.  Acupuncture for shabu is this a very interesting proposition. […]

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Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Meta Analysis

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not just “feeling tired”.  WebMD (link) defines it as: “..a condition that makes you feel so tired that you can’t do all of your normal, daily activities. There are other symptoms too, but being very tired is the main one.” “..Your tiredness is real. It’s not […]

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