Where to try the traditional Chinese medical treatment in Dubai
Time Out Dubai staff
Beijing Tong Ren Tang Offers a range of traditional Chinese medicine services including acupuncture, tui na and cupping, plus free consultations every Monday from 9am to noon and Tuesday from 2pm from 6pm. Dhs210 for acupuncture (30 minutes). Open Sat-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri noon-7pm. Dubai Healthcare City, www.trtgulf.com, (04 435 6905).
Chaslu Wellbeing Centre Offers traditional Chinese treatments, including acupuncture and massage. Dhs250 for acupuncture (one hour). Open daily 10am-11pm. Jumeirah, www.chaslu.com (04 395 5799).
Dr Wang Xiaolin Long-time Dubai resident Doctor Wang administers acupuncture and traditional Chinese massage, treating slipped discs, migraines, weight loss and arthritis among other ailments. Dhs300 for the first one-hour session, Dhs250 thereafter. Open daily 9am-2pm, 3pm-9pm (times can vary). Mercato Family Clinic, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.acupuncturedubai.com (04 344 8844).
Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre Dr Maria, specialist in preventative medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and ozone therapy, offers TCM treatments such as acupuncture, cupping, herbal decoctions, food intolerance testing and wellness advice and treatments. Dhs350 for first consultation, Dhs175 for follow-ups. Open Sun-Thu 8am-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Oud Metha Road, opposite Dubai Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, www.dubaihtc.com (04 335 1200).
Dubai Physiotherapy & Family Medicine Centre A family clinic that specialises in acupuncture as well as speech therapy. Open Sat-Thu 8am-7pm. Town Centre Jumeirah, www.dxbphysio.com, (04 349 6333).
Heather Eade This large clinic offers naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, colon hydrotherapy, cranio-sacral therapy and food sensitivity testing procedures. From Dhs350. Open Sat-Thu 8am-8pm, Fri 3pm-8pm. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 449 5111).
Optimal Therapy Offers acupuncture as well as a range of other therapies. Open Sun-Thu 9am-5pm. Commercial Building 3, Dubai Studio City, near Arabian Ranches, www.optimalfitness.ae, (04 441 9687).