Dao liao practitioner Xavier Garnier with his knives at the Mandarin Oriental. Photo: Lea Li

How traditional Chinese knife therapy dao liao massaged my sore muscles and gave me an energy boost

Available for the first time in Hong Kong at The Mandarin Spa, dao liao, or knife therapy, is a traditional Chinese massage treatment that looks as scary as it sounds – and it’s done by a Frenchman. Kylie Knott has a stab at it

Topic |   Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)

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Dao liao practitioner Xavier Garnier with his knives at the Mandarin Oriental. Photo: Lea Li
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