The founder of Chengs Acupuncture, CHENG Xusheng(1870～1947). He was ambitious ever since he was a young man. He was an extensive reader, especially fond of medical books. He associated with thus affected by then famous doctors and scholars LU Muhan and Wang Xiaochuan, and he grew quite accomplished in TCM practice.
In the Ming and Qing dynasties, plagues were poisoning the country. He felt obliged to serve and help to resolve the situation, so he taught people medical knowledge to battle the pestilence, while treating people with herbal medication, as well as acupuncture and moxibustion, keeping the town safe.