The NEEDLE INSTITUTE OF ACUPUNCTURE is a research and training institute, affiliated to Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine,(IRIIM) recognized by Govt. of India, and affiliated to Govt. of West Bengal R&D Institute.
The institute is inaugurated by Prof. Ram Gopal (The noted Defence Scientist). This is the only institute in Kerala which gives medical council recognized Acupuncture Course.
This institute is headed by Dr. Abdul Gafoor Who has been practicing in Calicut since last 13years. He is trained from Nanjing University, China. He is a senior faculty of IRIIM, WB, and teaching faculty of PG diploma under IGNOU, PSC, Kerala.
Dr.Debasis Bakshi (MBBS, PG certificate in Acupuncture Nanjing University, China 1978).
Dr.Pradeep Antony (Director IHHRC, TVM, Trained from Nanjing University).
Dr.Anupama (Clinical Acupuncturist, Trained from IRIIM).
Dr.Rauf (Clinical Acupuncturist, Trained from IRIIM).
Dr.Bijoy(Clinical Acupuncturist, Trained from IRIIM).
This institute is functioning under the supervision of Dr.MVI MAMMI, MBBS, MD, Phd, Rtd.Prof: from Calicut Medical College.
We have Chinese traditional treatments like Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Hammering, Bloodletting, Tuina (Chinese Massage) and Guasha therapy. We also have indoor facilities with integrated method of treatment for acute and chronic disease.
Prof: Balakrishnan nambiar, Clinical Psychologist.