Another student, Marc Er, designed a shoe that uses TCM
electrotherapy to stimulate nerves and muscle tissues to relieve symptoms of
anxiety, insomnia and indigestion. His father, who is a TCM practitioner,
guided him on acupuncture points. He also took up TCM as an interdisciplinary
module in school.
DE senior lecturer Boey Chee Kong said: “In recent years,
students have been designing human-centric products. We always tell our
students to think about how they can help to solve human inconveniences.”