Fat-burning treatment ! To lose weight
An 11-year-old boy who weighs 23 stone (330 pounds) is going through frightening traditional Chinese medicine treatment in a desperate attempt to lose weight.
Li Hang is undergoing various treatment including fire cupping, fire therapy and acupuncture at a hospital in Changchun city, north-east China’s Jilin Province.
Terrifying: The therapist covers Li’s skin with a wet towel before lighting another alcohol-soaked towel over his skin
The child suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterised by obsessive eating, learning difficulties and growth abnormalities.
New life ahead: Li Hang has lost 2.4 stone (34 pounds) since he started the slimming treatment two months ago, reports said.