Addressing health issues from a Chinese Medicine perspective

Traditional Chinese Medicine
24 Jan 2022 - 28 Jan 2022 Alumni
Organised by:
NTU Chinese Medicine Alumni Association

As part of NTU Service Week, the Chinese Medicine Alumni Association (CMAA) will be holding a series of three talks to spread awareness on health issues from a Chinese Medicine perspective.

Topic: TCM Management for Musculoskeletal Disorder
Date: Monday, 24 January 2022
Time: 1pm to 2pm
Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) such as pain and muscle stiffness are common in our everyday life. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been well known to help individuals manage MSD conditions. In this talk, the speaker will highlight: 
- Common factors contributing to MSD
- Spinal care principles
- Acupoints massage for common MSD

Speaker: Physician Liew Pei Ling Joanna (SBS/Class of 2010)
Physician Joanna is currently the Senior Assistant Director, Healthcare at Perennial Holdings Private Limited. She is also a freelance TCM practitioner and provides house call services.

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Topic: Fertility and Pregnancy
Date: Monday, 24 January 2022
Time: 4pm to 5pm
Fertility is an issue which concerns many couples in Singapore as infertility has been on the rise in recent years. TCM has a long-standing history for using natural herbs, acupuncture, moxibustion and various natural remedies to treat ailments and health conditions. The use of TCM for fertility treatment has been on the rise as more couples seek alternative treatments to improve their fertility. Topics covered in this talk include:
- How TCM helps in fertility and assisted reproductive technologies (such as IUI and IVF)
- How TCM helps in preventing threatened miscarriage to improve pregnancy outcomes
- The TCM aspects of dos and don'ts during your pregnancy term.

Speaker: Physician Na Yi Ting (SBS/Class of 2016)
Physician Na Yi Ting completed her Masters in TCM and double degrees in Biomedical Science and TCM in Liaoning University of Chinese Medicine and Nanyang Technological University respectively. She worked as a TCM physician in Singapore Thong Chai Medical Institution and led the group of physicians in the institution for clinical practices in the area of fertility, before co-founding Yi TCM Clinic which focuses on coupling western diagnosis with TCM for fertility treatment.

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Topic: Keeping balance with TCM
Date: Friday, 28 January 2022
Time: 11am to 12noon
TCM places great emphasis on the holistic well-being of individuals and recognises the importance of yin-yang balance in the body. As the saying goes, “Prevention is better than cure.” By understanding our body constitutions and how acupressure and nutritional therapy can boost our immunity, it is hoped that staying healthy will no longer be just a goal but a part of our lives.

Speaker: Physician Goh Ming Jin Dorothy (SBS/Class of 2018)
Physician Dorothy Goh graduated from the double degree in Biomedical Sciences and TCM in 2018. She is currently an acupuncturist at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

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