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Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Reach, Balance, Well-Being

In the largest study to date of the Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi program, participants showed improvement in pain, fatigue, stiffness and sense of well-being. Their ability to reach while maintaining balance also improved, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, the study's lead author, associate professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and a member of UNC's Thurston Arthritis Research Center.
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Among Tai Chi's Many Benefits: Raising Quality of Life in Heart Failure Patients

Health : Healthland (4 years ago)

Previous studies have linked the practice of tai chi with a host of health benefits. It may help reduce blood pressure, lessen pain from arthritis and fibromyalgia, improve sleep, and ease depression in the elderly. Now add to the l... Read Post

Study: Tai chi improves balance in Parkinson's patients

Health : The Chart (3 years ago)

Researchers and aficionados of the ancient Chinese art of tai chi are already aware of how this moving meditation can help reduce stress and improve balance.  Now a new study finds that the gentle flowing motions of this so-called "... Read Post

Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Reach, Balance, Well-Being

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 years ago)

The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Read Post

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