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Got an Ache While Teaching in Korea? Try Visiting the "Doctor"

Posted on Wed, Feb 10, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

As the first month of the New Year has come to a close, my friend and I have been really working hard to try and hit our health goals. We would work out anywhere between 75-90 minutes for 6 days a week trying to get Busan body ready. However, with all of this physical exertion, it was bound or one of us to get hurt. That individual just so happen to be me.

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Tags: medical care in Korea, hospitals, medicine, acupuncture, medical

For the price of a latte, try acupuncture when teaching in Korea!

Posted on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 @ 01:11 PM

It seems only fitting that the ankle I broke in Africa would finally find comfort in my next home away from home – Korea. The last time I was abroad I comically fractured my right ankle during my medical orientation (at a hospital!) in Kenya. The break made for quite an experience and a tearful/choked-up call home to my mom after a panicked evening in a Nairobi hospital. I was put in a cast and advised by my parents to seek surgical consultation when I returned to the states 5 months later in December.

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Tags: a year in Korea, medical care in Korea, medicine, Health in Korea, things to do in Korea, acupuncture

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