Alternative Healing

KH Noegroho Moempoeni, better known as Pak Nug, and his wife have provided therapy for autistic, hyperactive and Down syndrome children since 1990 in their house in Cirendeu, South Jakarta.In therapy sessions, Pak Nug slaps patients as a form of shock treatment. His methods also include pressing a wooden kaboa bar between a patient’s fingers to stimulate pressure points.The practice is always packed with patients from across the archipelago. Pak Nug does not charge set rates, allowing patients to pay what they can afford.