Bio & Credentials

Dr Lim Xiang Jun


Whatever has brought you here, welcome to my page and your interest to know about me and my work.

It has been a journey for me and I am happy our paths have crossed.

This website is dedicated to share my life journey of becoming and being a TCM doctor, what I can offer to you and the world, my aspirations, my beliefs, my thoughts.

I’m really glad to have this platform to connect with the rest of the world and I look forward to spending time with you soon, to unfold the journey that we will share together.

My Credentials

Doctorate (PhD) in Acupuncture
Master (MSc) in Acupuncture
Certified Reiki Practitioner
Ayurvedic Practitioner
TCMPB Fully Registered Licensed
TCM Practitioner (SG)
Double Degree in Biomedical Sciences & Chinese Medicine
Tom Myers Anatomy Trains –
Body Reading 101
Yoga Alliance RYT 200
Certified Yoga Teacher

3 year Doctorate research programme where I completed my research on literature analysis and review on “Reasoning and analysis of the notion “Acupuncture is placebo” – with the clinical research literatures published in foreign and domestic journals in the treatment of low back pain with acupuncture” 《“针灸即安慰剂”之缘由与剖析 – 以国内外针灸治腰背痛临床文献为基》while doing clinical training under my mentor. Published a part of the thesis in Science Citation Index (SCI) journal in Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, June 2014.

  • Recognized SCI journal:
    Lin XJ, Li R. Comparative research and discussion between clinical research literatures published in foreign SCI journals and Chinese core domestic journals in the treatment of low back pain with acupuncture [J]. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, June 2014, 34(3):373-380.Published 2 Chinese articles in journals and 1 book on Meridians and Acupoints (see below)
    During this time, I also took time to head to other clinics and hospitals in Beijing and other parts of China to learn from Physicians and Masters that were living and practising incognito.
  • Written Articles:
    Lin XJ, Li R. Questionings towards notion of “Acupuncture is just a placebo”: using comparative research of literatures on acupuncture both domestic and foreign as discussion basis. [J]. Tianjin Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2013, 30(10):632-636.《“针灸只是安慰剂”之质疑 – 以国内外针灸文献对比研究为讨论基础》.第一作者.天津中医药[J].2013,30(10):632-636
    Lin XJ, Li R. Gaps in current acupuncture research. [J]. Liaoning Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2015, 42(1):159-160.《现今针灸研究中的脱节》.第一作者.辽宁中医杂志[J].2015,42(1):159-160
  • Written Books:
Master (Msc) in Acupuncture
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

3 year Master research programme where I completed my research on literature analysis and review on “Comparative research and discussion between clinical research literatures published in foreign SCI journals and Chinese core domestic journals in the treatment of low back pain with acupuncture 《针灸治疗腰背痛的国外SCI与国内核心期刊的对比研究与思考》”During this 3 year Master degree period, intensive clinical trainings were done closely with mentor as he guided and taught his techniques, philosophies, teachings and principles of clinical practice to me.

  • Written Articles:
    Lin XJ, Li R. Reflections into the latent contradictions between the “placebo” concept and traditional Chinese medicine. [J]. Zhongguo Zhenjiu, 2013, 33(3):269-272.《“安慰剂”概念与传统中医学潜在矛盾之反思》.第一作者.中国针灸[J].2013,33(3):269-272
    Lin XJ, Li R. Comparison and thinking on literatures of low back pain treated with acupuncture-moxibustion published in foreign SCI journals and domestic core journals. [J]. Zhongguo Zhenjiu, 2012, 32(7):644-648.《针灸治疗腰背痛的国外SCI与国内核心期刊的对比研究与思考》.第一作者.中国针灸[J].2012,32(7):644-648
  • Written Books:
Degree in Chinese
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
Degree in Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honours)
Nanyang Technological University Singapore

5 year Double degree course where I studied 2 degrees concurrently. Biomedical Science degree was taught entirely in English where I study subjects of Western Medicines such as Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmaceuticals etc under Western doctors, in depth studies to molecular and cellular aspects of human Biology and learn to run scientific laboratory researches. Bachelor of Medicine (Chinese Medicine) degree was taught entirely in Mandarin where teachers were flew from Beijing to Singapore to do teachings. The last two years of the 5 year degree course were required of me to fly over to Beijing, China where I went through clinical rounds of all departments in a combined Western  and Chinese Medicine hospital.

Certified Reiki Practitioner
Usui Reiki, Japan

Usui Shiki Ryoho (the Usui System of Natural Healing, is a Japanese Healing Art.  The Japanese word ‘reiki’ can be translated as ‘universal life energy’ and the Usui System is a way of working with reiki for healing of self and others. The word healing is used in the sense of regaining harmony and wholeness. Under this lineage, the whole person on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels and those that we cannot identify at the present are addressed.

Ayurvedic Practitioner
Atreya Ayurvedic Institute, India

The school actualizes providing unprecedented medical training to produce successful Ayurvedic practitioners and researchers. Theories of Ayurveda were taught while practicals were watched and practised concurrently.

TCMPB Fully Registered Licensed TCM Practitioner

The licence was obtained after 1 full year of preparation and revision classes and the examination was done over a period of 3 days. Theory, practical and face to face interview and questionings by a panel of examiners were some of the examination format.

Tom Myers Anatomy Trains
Body Reading 101

Body reading and analysis were learned directly from the cartographer of Anatomy Trains, Thomas Myers, who taught holistic myofascial strategies for a variety of movement and manual therapy professionals worldwide. Over the course, further subjects into the way to approach and provide healing practice to people were also discussed in depth.

Certified Yoga Teacher
Yoga Alliance RYT 200

200hrs of Yoga Teacher training was done under Tirisula Yoga which is the oldest, most experienced yoga training school in Singapore with over 4000 certified students across the world. Thereafter I went on further to be trained under the lineages of Bikram, Ashtanga and Iyengar.

My Philosophy

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese Metaphysics, Ayurveda, Yoga, Reiki, Ancient Tibetan Medicine, Crystal Healing, Western Alchemy. The list never ends. I love learning and practising ancient arts of healing and medicines as I believe they hold great wisdom stemming from mankind ancestral roots. Yet I also hold a modern scientific outlook for all things, including any kinds of ancient knowledge that is brought to me. I love to question, be skeptical, research and test them out. So much so that unless I have seen and felt their effects and benefits, I do not accept or apply them. However they have never failed to have me convinced and won over.

In the society today, we have deviated from and gone so much beyond our simple human basic needs that much illnesses and problems have been created by ourselves, for ourselves. We formulated new technologies and medicines in a scurry to fight against these results of self destructive lifestyles, behaviours and thoughts, only to be mortified that they are but increasing the rate of our annihilation.

Having been endowed with knowledge and skills from multiple ancient healing lineages, I see solutions to help myself and others to heal and live better, to experience the beauty of life and find the true purpose of living. Yet ancient wisdom is dying out with our relentless desire for progression of modernity. We have all got it the wrong way round.

Therefore, “The Modern Traditional Doctor” came about - to hold the skills for ancient traditional healings to continue to be practised and serve mankind as modern technology takes over, to hold the power of speech for ancient theories to be translated into modern scientific language easily understood by all.

“The Modern Traditional Doctor” is where ancient and traditions live on in modernity.

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