Physician Lyonel Ng

TCM Physician

Double Degree (Honours): Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences & Bachelor of Medicine (Chinese Medicine), Nanyang Technological University and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

His relentless pursuit in acquiring new techniques and upgrading his TCM skills and knowledge has brought him to Singapore and China, attending various courses and symposiums by leading experts in the field.

Physician Lyonel Ng believes that many pain, especially chronic pain, originates from one’s lifestyle choices. With a good understanding of patients’ lifestyle and grasp in the biomechanics of the body, he tailors a complete treatment plan consisting of various acupuncture and manipulation techniques to relieve pain and prevent future occurrence of pain.

Physician Ng’s expertise: Pain Management (Acupuncture & Tuina), Traumatology, Spine-related Diseases, Myofascial Rehabilitation, Joint Manipulation, Internal Disorder.

 

5 Workplace Workouts Towards A Better Posture

5 Work Place Workout

Posture can be defined as the “alignment of body parts in relation to one another at any given moment”, and having a good posture is essential for a pain-free life. On the other hand, poor posture brings about a whole set of issues such as decreased breathing capacity, poor internal organ function, reduced mental function, musculoskeletal imbalance, and a poor flow of Qi. The last two can lead to chronic pain. Muscular imbalance further aggravates the issue of poor posture, thus resulting in an unending cycle. Read more

5 Workplace Stretches Towards A Better Posture

Desk-bound work is a common contributing factor to many chronic pain haunting individuals nowadays. As individuals focus more on lifestyle changes such as exercising and dieting to achieve a healthier and pain-free life, they tend to overlook a major component for their daily routine. Singaporeans usually spend around 8 hours a day working and for most of us, it involves being seated behind a computer for hours straight. The cold air conditioning and our thin attire to brave the scorching weather, together with a poor sitting posture, brews trouble (especially pain) for the white-collar workers.

According to the ancient Chinese medical classic《黄帝内经·素问·宣明五气篇》:“久视伤血,久卧伤气,久坐伤肉,久立伤骨,久行伤筋,是谓五劳所伤”, it describes how five different forms of ‘overuses’ affect our body. Of the five, “久坐伤肉” is of the most relevance. It means that prolonged sitting is detrimental to our muscles such as its strength and elasticity, both of which are essential in the function and health of our joints and the prevention of complications resulting in pain.

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