Pattayamail.com – Health tourism is generally broken down into two branches: medical tourism and wellness tourism. In either case, patients are traveling abroad for healthcare, generally, for cost savings, shorter wait times, and expertise that they cannot receive at home. It is a rapidly growing industry that some have estimated to be worth $40 billion per year.
With wellness tourism, people head overseas for treatments that are intended to maintain their well-being or help them develop better health habits, as opposed to just treating illness. It is aimed at anyone looking for authentic, usually non-traditional therapies which do not involve physicians and do not take place in clinics, but are delivered by therapists familiar with integrated medicine in comfortable, sometimes immaculate, retreats often referred to as wellness spas.
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