Toto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel ChorToto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel Chor
Toto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel Chor

Acupuncture for athletes: clinic uses Chinese medicine on sports injuries, with some inside knowledge

  • She plays rugby, rows for Hong Kong and lifts weights. Toto Cheng says that helps her treat her patients, all of them competitive athletes, coaches or referees
  • CrossFit, baseball, swimming, tae kwon do, water polo, netball – she treats all sorts of sportspeople, and dreams of helping one of them become an Olympian

Topic |   Wellness
Toto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel ChorToto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel Chor
Toto Cheng, a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, performs cupping therapy on a client in her clinic in North Point, Hong Kong. A sportswoman herself, her clients are involved in various sports. Photo: Laurel Chor
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