Lim Yin Jia

Lim Yin Jia

Lead Physician, NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University

Physician Lim is a registered TCM physician who graduated with a double-degree in Biomedical Sciences (Nanyang Technological University) and Chinese Medicine (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine). Equipped with knowledge in both TCM and modern medical sciences, she joined NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic as a full-time physician and also contributed her services at external TCM community clinics and other voluntary consultation sessions. Being effectively bilingual, coupled with her ability to converse in local dialect languages, she is able to reach out to more people via educational talks, lectures and TCM translation works. Physician Lim has experience in treating an extensive range of ailments, some of these include digestive and respiratory diseases, gynecological and pediatric conditions and pain disorders. Additionally, she has a keen interest in mental health conditions as she strongly believes that good mental health is an important precursor to a healthy physique and plays an essential role in one's overall well-being.

Appropriate stimulation of acupoints can help achieve harmony of qi, blood, yin and yang. But how does this work? (Internet)

Acupressure points and acupuncture: How does it work?

Is it true that by applying pressure at different points and parts of the body through needle acupuncture or acupressure massage, one’s health can improve? What is the logic behind this?