Dr Lim Yii Hong – Sports Doctor
40 y.o., 63 kgs, average weekly mileage 15-20 kms; short run 5-6kms long run 10-12kms, level – recreational
Mid-rearfoot runner, Foot type: Neutral
Dr Lim is the Medical Director of Myos Health Clinic. He obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 2002 and was certified as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine in 2006. He then obtained his Sports Medicine Certification with the Singapore National Olympic Committee-International Olympic Committee in 2007. He is actively involved in the local sports medicine community in Singapore and has served in the Sports Medicine Association, Singapore (SMAS) since 2006 with various appointments in the association’s executive committee. He has worked at the SSI (Singapore Sports Institute) Sports Medicine Centre since 2011 and served as the Principal Resident Physician at Singapore Sports Institute to Team Singapore until September 2015, looking after the medical and sporting needs of Singapore’s elite and top national athletes. He has been the team physician supporting Singapore’s National teams and athletes since 2009 and has been a team physician for multiple international major games since 2009 such as the Asian Youth Games in 2009, Youth Olympics in 2010, SEA Games in 2011 and 2015 and Commonwealth Games in 2014. He also served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Team Singapore in both the 2nd Asian Youth Games 2013 in Nanjing, China, as well as in the 17th Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, Korea.
Dr Lim’s clinical practice focuses on musculoskeletal injury, muscle disorders, cardiac rehabilitation and lifestyle intervention with a focus on musculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation, his patients encompasses the entire functional spectrum from sedentary to active, professional athletes to amateur and para-athletes, youth to masters athletes. He is also a regular speaker at both public health talks and professional symposiums on the topics of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and exercise. Dr Lim has participated in a few marathons, half-marathons and biathlons since 1999 and he also enjoys kayaking, trekking and trail-running.”