John Zhong

Physical Therapist
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Hold a master's degree in Sport Management and a bachelor's degree in Sports medicine. Also has extended practice in Sports medicine when finishing the master's program. Specialized in sports medicine and athletic training, John excels at injury prevention, sports injury rehabilitation and treatment, especially for athletes. He also designs training plans to enhance performance and physical conditioning and teaches how to train safely and prevent injuries. Complementing his approach to boost the patient’s physical performances, he educates patients about fitness and nutrition goals as well.


Among other techniques, John applies shockwave therapy to relieve chronic and soft tissue pain. Shockwave is an acoustic wave that carries high energy to the affected spots. The energy promotes tissue regeneration and cell growth and helps reduce pain and increase mobility. It uses a direct transfer of energy around the area of inflammation or trigger point.

Doctor Type
Orthotics, Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
English, Mandarin
Downtown Clinic & Lifestyle Center, Hongmei Road Clinic
Attendance Time
Hongmei Road Clinic
Monday, Tuesday 09:00 ~ 20:00
Saturday: 09:00 ~ 18:00

Downtown Clinic
Wednesday, Friday: 09:00 ~ 20:00

Articles Written

All About Bunions

John Zhong from Body & Soul Medical Clinics explains how treat and prevent the bunions can help you live a healthier lifestyle. What is a bunion? An outgrowth (bony bump) on the ball of one’s foot. It can be either at the ball of your big toe (known as a bunion) or small toe (called a bunionette). Why does one get a bunion? There are many theories about how bunions…

Breath Exercise 呼吸训练

During these 3 weeks, more patients recovered from Covid-19, but some of them are still complaining about coughing and shortness of breath.最近我们接触到许多“阳康”患者,他们依然会有咳嗽,呼吸急促,气短等问题。Our physiotherapist recommends they do breathing exercises and progressive full-body activities. 对于其中大部分人,我们的物理治疗师会建议采取一些呼吸训练和循序渐进的全身练习。 Scientists found these exercises helpful for patients who are recovering from Covid-19. 研究表明这些练习可以帮助他们恢复到更好的状态。 Let‘s start with the breathing exercises, shall we? 让我们一起来从呼吸练习开始吧~ Breath Exercise - Basic [playlist type="video" ids="9603"] Breath Exercise - Intermediate [playlist type="video" ids="9605"] Breath…

Don't Let the Heat Beat You! Helpful Tips for Safe Summer Exercise

Summer arrives suddenly, often before you even realize it! Today, as I am writing this, the outside temperature is 33 °C, but the humidity is over 60%, making it feels like 38 °C (based on the heat index chart below). Even in my room, the temperature is around 30 °C but the humidity is more than 70%! According to data from the World Health Organization, between 2000 and 2016 the number of people exposed…

Knee Pain: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Knee pain is a common complaint that may arise from injury (trauma/acute injury or old injuries), wear and tear, arthritis, or mechanical problems. Knee pain is on the rise with people’s changing lifestyles.  Prolonged office hours and immobility cause increased wear and tear on the joints, including the knee. Additionally, sitting leads to weak muscles, which means the body can’t function as intended. Some patients also come in with pain…

Preventing Injuries at the Gym

Chinese New Year is coming and there are several new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Shanghai. We should be vigilant, wash our hands frequently, wear masks, and avoid gathering in crowds. It is also wise to focus on improving immunity and strengthening our bodies through exercise. Exercise is a good way to improve immunity. However, we can find ourselves with sports injuries due to varying fitness levels and types of exercise.…

Small Gym, Home Office

Let’s make moves together! 让我们动起来 First, let’s check our posture before reading further… 首先,阅读前让我们先确认一下您的姿势 3 2 1 Are you in this position? 是这样的? Or this? 这样的? Or even this? 还是这样的? Now, let’s take a deep breath and then restore our posture according to the following picture: 现在,让我们深吸一口气,然后把姿势调整到如下图所示 A lot of people have to stay at home under the current situation. Gyms are closed and outdoor group sport activities are mostly…

Smooth Sailing: How to Make Long Flights a Breeze

Last week we spoke with about summer travel here: Traveling This Summer? With the season winding down, it's time to start thinking about returning to our regular routines. But before we do, let's talk about something important: Long Flights. We all know they can be uncomfortable, so what can you do to make them a bit more bearable? Swelling and pain in the limbs after a long journey is a…

Stop Rusting In The Office

It’s been 3 months already since the official end of the home office, online school and distance learning! How is your body feeling now? Last month, we started to hear more and more of our clients complaining about upcoming back pain again, and some patient groups are starting to suffer from foot pain again. Office workers feel their whole body tense up again after work, etc. Here are some self-checks…