Traditional Chinese Medicine
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Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital's Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Centre was set up in 2004, amidst rising demand amongst the elderly for our TCM services. Our physicians also provide acupuncture treatments for patients that require them. All our physicians are certified by the Singapore Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board.

Our Services

General Consultation

For common ailments including:

  • Coughs, colds and fevers
  • Strokes
  • Muscle pain and soreness
  • Soft tissue sprains and joint pains
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Irregular menstruation and menstruation pains
  • Constipation and diarrhoea
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Neurosis

How consultations work: Our physicians will conduct a thorough check-up before giving a prescription. The raw herbs in the prescription can be purchased from traditional Chinese medical halls. The physician may also refer you for acupuncture.


Suitable for:

  • Backaches or headaches
  • Weight control or weight loss
  • Also suitable for a range of other sicknesses and injuries.

How acupuncture works: The acupressure points of the body are stimulated using small needles. One session can take about 20 minutes. Moxibustion, or the burning of herbs to warm affected areas of the body, may be applied in relieving pain and aches caused by rheumatism.



Suitable for:

  • Soft tissue sprains
  • Muscles aches and pains

How it works: Acupressure points are stimulated by applying suction through a plastic, wooden or glass jar to warm the affected areas. This will help to improve blood circulation in the treated area and help to relax the affected muscles.


Staff and Volunteer Physicians Duty Roster

For information on staff and volunteer physicians on duty, please click here. (Please note that the duty roster is subject to changes.)



To view the full list of TCM charges, click here.


Contact TCM Centre

Tel: 6422 1242