Dr. Piong Shun Zhe is a CDAHK chiropractor with daily clinical work of sports-related injuries. Now, he’s not only helping treat the country’s professional athletes, he also become a true team member, professional athlete at in the Hong Kong Dodgeball Team.
Piong is spending 18 days in Edmonton, Canada, with Hong Kong Dodgeball competing the WORLD DODGEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
His chiropractic education allowed him to management his biomechanics and help his teammates in recovery.
Play as a national athlete means Piong gets to team up with the athletes and be a witness to the athlete’ dedication and mental toughness.
“A majority of us are not running with 100% function of their body,” Piong said, “so to see them still dodgeball at a world champion level is very impressive.” It will be another humbling experience for Piong, as he described it.
In many ways, working with national team is the pinnacle of sports. Piong still has other goals, namely to have a work-life balance experience, work as a doctor, life journey as a world championship.
Tyler Alexander Kepkay with Dr Eric Chu (Former Canadian National Basketball Team, currently for Winling in Hong Kong A1 Division Championship)
Did you know that most NBA teams have a team chiropractor? This is because they understand the importance of chiropractic care, specifically how it allows for better performance on the court, helps avoid injuries, and helps in recovery time.
He played in the FIBA AmeriCup and reached top 4. After graduating from college, Tyler began to play at The Basketball Bundesliga ( the highest level league of professional club basketball in Germany.) for 4 years.