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Paul Lam, MBBS
Tai Chi for Health Institute
Narwee, New South Wales

About Paul Lam, MBBS

Dr. Paul Lam, a retired family physician from Sydney, Australia, is a world leader in the field of tai chi for health improvement. He is now focusing at preventative medicine, and he has participated in many research projects on tai chi’s health benefits, having published 24 papers as principle investigator or co-author.

In 2013, Dr. Lam's program Tai Chi for Arthritis was recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for fall prevention. Many governmental departments around the world have funded projects using his program for health and fall preventions. Dr. Lam has composed several Tai Chi for Health programs that have improved the health and wellness of more than eight million people around the world.

Dr. Lam has written books including Overcoming Arthritis, Tai Chi for Beginners, and Teaching Tai Chi Effectively. He has also produced many instructional DVDs including Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Beginners, and Tai Chi for Energy

Articles Reviewed by Paul Lam, MBBS

Tai Chi: Harnessing the Power of Body and Mind to Combat Back Pain

"In 2009, I had back pain for a long time. I tried many types of therapy, but nothing worked. My friend said, ‘Try tai chi, it is a gentle exercise.’ I refused at first because my back was sore, but eventually I tried it." It helped relieve my back pain.

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