Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique from traditional Chinese medicine.
It is known as a “complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions.”
Finding an acupuncturist in Jakarta isn’t difficult, with major hospitals offering this alternative therapy — but finding what suits you can be like finding a needle in a haystack.
Whatever health concerns you, a friend or a loved one may have, this list has you covered for that much-needed appointment.
1. Pengobatan Akupuntur France Chandra
Easily the most highly recommended acupuncture clinic in the city, Pengobatan Akupuntur France Chandra specialises in health and fitness as well as pain reduction. The clinic services include medical acupuncture, aesthetic acupuncture and acupuncture for weight loss among many others.
Location: Jl. Bumi No.58, Gunung, Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12120, Indonesia
Contact: +62 21 7392938
2. Sinshe Han Akupuntur
Located in the Sunter Indah area, this highly recommended clinic is known as the best when it comes to acupuncture treatment for strokes. Due to his skills, Sinshe Han is a member of KOSA, or the Korean Orthodox Saahm Acupuncture.
Location: Jalan Sunter Indah Raya Blok NJ 1 No 1 Sunter Raya, Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta
3. Yayasan Akupuntur Umum
Those suffering nerve problems will find relief at Yayasan Akupuntur Umum. Open Monday to Friday from 8am to noon and 4 pm to 6 pm, as well as Saturdays from 8 am to noon, the clinic is very popular so it is recommended to arrive early.
Location: Jalan Ketapang Utara 1 No 21 Krukut, Tamansari, West Jakarta
4. Klinik Akupuntur Dr. Suria
Considered a legend in Jakarta, Dr. Suria is flocked by patients daily in his Cideng clinic. Well-loved by patients for reasonable prices without sacrificing the quality of treatment, Dr. Suria is a sure-fire hit.
Location: Jalan Batanghari No 13 Cideng, Gambir, Central Jakarta
5. Centrum for Lifecare
The first to offer Japanese acupuncture in Indonesia, Centrum for Lifecare was founded in July 2005. It offers Japanese acupuncture treatment for adults and children, slimming Japanese acupuncture, beauty acupressure, Japanese reflexology and acupressure as well as chiropractic treatment.
Location: Ruko Permata Senayan Blok H6-7, Jalan Patal Senayan, South Jakarta
Contact: +62 21 57949515 | [email protected]
6. Dr. Rudi Andreas
Dr. Rudi Andreas is well-known for specialising in stroke, neurological diseases, cholesterol management and high uric acid. He is a general practitioner skilled in the science of acupuncture after training in Belgium. The clinic recommends arriving early in the day or calling ahead to make an appointment as he is consistently popular. The clinic also hosts a cafeteria with affordable and tasty food.
Location: Jalan Bangau No 12 Cipinang Indah, Pondok Bambu, East Jakarta
Contact: 021-8604113 | 0816984318
7. True Nature Holistic
In addition to acupuncture treatment, the clinic offers craniosacral therapy, Tibetan healing massage, sound healing, Jin Shin Jyutsu, acupressure and energy psychology. True Nature Holistic Healing is one of the first holistic healing centers in Indonesia which prioritises individual education and therapy equally.
Location: Darmawangsa Square, City Walk Lt 3/22 Jl. Darmawangsa VI, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta 12160, Indonesia.
Contact: 0811-804150 | [email protected]
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