Studies have shown that acupuncture helps relieve migraine headache, chronic pains, insomnia, depression and infertility. Here's our guide to tried and tested acupuncture clinics in Hong Kong.
It’s no surprise that many of us in The 852 are stressed out, and it’s essential that we start taking care of our physical and mental health. Not only can you start restoring your energy at these meditation centres and by using these alternative therapies in Hong Kong, there are loads of studies revealing that acupuncture positively helps with chronic pain, such as neck and back pain. And if you’re wondering about tried and tested acupuncture clinics in Hong Kong, here is your guide to some of the most trustworthy clinics and hospitals in town.
Acupuncture clinics in Hong Kong that get the green light from us
1. Balance Health
Restore your inner harmony through acupuncture treatments at Balance Health. This leading holistic wellness centre in Hong Kong blends contemporary healing modalities with ancient practices, specialising in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The clinic has experienced TCM doctors who employ acupuncture as a strategic and holistic method to rebalance the body, effectively alleviating various health concerns such as infertility, menstrual pain, PCOS, chronic pain, digestive issues, respiratory problems, stress, insomnia, anxiety, and more. In addition, Balance Health elevates the remedial experience by weaving in relaxing music, singing bowls, meditation, and other elements to create a greater sense of solace and renewal. Providing attentive and compassionate care, Balance Health is the perfect place for you to try acupuncture in Hong Kong – even if you’re a first-timer!
Balance Health Wellness Centre, 2705, 27/F, Universal Trade Centre, 3-5 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2530 3315
2. Albert Place Practice
Known for its painless acupuncture treatments, Albert Place Practice is a clinic providing customised Chinese medicine therapies. The experienced practitioners offer effective acupuncture to address chronic pain, skin issues, infertility, anxiety, and more. In particular, the clinic specialises in IVF support, anti-aging facials, food allergy testing, and DNA analysis for personalised nutrition.
Albert Place Practice, Unit 1103, Luk Yu Building, 24-26 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2234 9021
3. Herbal Health Cares
If you’re suffering from aches and pains and are on the hunt for a great acupuncture clinic in Hong Kong, we love visiting Herbal Health Cares. Dr Jackie Ng has been treating patients for over 20 years, and makes you feel right at home with his friendly disposition. He can assist with everything from weight loss to injury recovery recovery and specialises in working in pain relief for cancer patients.
Read our full review on Herbal Health Cares.
Herbal Health Cares, Shop G36A-2, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2834 7276
4. Vitality Center
The clinic offers a number of integrated natural healing treatments, including homeopathy, sophrology and acupuncture in Hong Kong. Having practiced in a number of hospitals in Beijing and commenced practice in Hong Kong since 1998, Dr. Cecilia from Vitality Center is a dependable Chinese medicine practitioner that knows her skills in acupuncture. If you are looking to try acupuncture in Hong Kong, then you won’t be disappointed here.
Vitality Center, 9/F Li Dong Building, 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2537 1128
5. HK Island Wei Ke Qiang Chinese Medicine Speciality Clinic (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Operated under the School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University, HK Island Wei Ke Qiang Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinic has over ten registered Chinese doctors that specialise in acupuncture in Hong Kong. Other than acupuncture, they also offer checkups, cupping, needle tapping, auriculotherapy, scraping and more.
HK Island Wei Ke Qiang Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinic, 17/F, Alliance Building, 133 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2591 0666
6. Dr. Susan Jamieson Integrative Medical Practice
Dr. Susan Jamieson Integrative Medical Practice in Central offers a wide range of therapies, such as traditional Chinese medicine, psychotherapy, acupuncture and hypnotherapy. As an integrative and functional medicine doctor with 26 years experience in Hong Kong, Dr. Susan Jamieson focuses on tackling the root causes of your health issues, so rest assured you’re in good hands. This is definitely one of our fave acupuncture clinics in Hong Kong.
Dr. Susan Jamieson Integrative Medical Practice, Life Clinic, 3/F, 33 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9456 3881
7. Joyful And Health Chinese Medicine Centre
Joyful and Health Chinese Medicine Centre integrates traditional Chinese medicine with modern facilities to promote holistic wellbeing. The treatments draw from both Western and Chinese practices to address channel blockages through acupuncture. Using gentle needle insertion at specific acupoints, the team of experienced practitioners aim to stimulate blood circulation and treat conditions stemming from energy imbalances.
Joyful and Health Chinese Medicine Centre has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
8. Tung Wah Eastern Hospital – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Wilson T S Wang Chinese Medicine Clinical Research and Services Centre
Operated under Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Wilson T.S. WANG Chinese Medicine Day Services Centre provides credible naprapathy services and acupuncture in Hong Kong. Expect thorough assessment and medical consultation for each and every individual.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Wilson T S Wang Chinese Medicine Clinical Research and Services Centre, 3/F, Ambulatory Medical Service Block, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, 19 Eastern Hospital Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2162 6363
9. Eu Yan Sang Premier Chinese Medicine Centre
When you ask where to get acupuncture in Hong Kong, you can’t miss Eu Yan Sang Premier Chinese Medicine Centre in Causeway Bay! They provide checkups, Tui Na, acupuncture treatments (facial acupuncture included!), as well as heat stimulation and cupping.
Read our full review on their facial acupuncture.
Eu Yan Sang Premier Chinese Medicine Centre has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
10. Health Wise Chinese Medicine
Founded in 1990, Health Wise Chinese Medicine offers healthcare and wellness services rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Aside from acupuncture, the clinic also specialises in sports injury, herbal medicine, and cupping therapies. Make a call to book an appointment or fill out a form online.
Health Wise Chinese Medicine, Room 1003, Winway Building, 50 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2526 7908
11. Master Ruth TCM Clinic
Dr. Ruth Lee specialises in herbal and acupuncture treatment for women’s health such as fertility, anti-aging skin treatment, and different kinds of joint pains. As an experienced practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s no surprise that her patients make her a regular doctor for acupuncture. She offers both electro and facial acupuncture – electro focuses more on weight loss, muscle spasms, and pain management, whereas facial acupuncture is the more traditional practice with needles.
Master Ruth TCM Clinic, Room 302A, Kai Tak Commercial Building, 66-72 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9018 8380
12. Hong Kong Atlas Chinese Medicine & Physiotherapy Centre
Whatever is ailing you, be it chronic pain or facial spasms, acupuncture treatment may help. Hong Kong Atlas Chinese Medicine & Physiotherapy Centre offers a plethora of services from acupuncture and dry needling, to shockwave therapy to cupping. Expect experienced hands to guide you through your therapy and get to the root of any problem.
Hong Kong Atlas Chinese Medicine & Physiotherapy Centre, Flat 1, 22/F, Righteous Centre, 585 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 2386 6388
[This article was originally published in September 2018 and updated in 2023 by Catherine Pun.]