Research proves tai chi benefits for arthritis
A new study by The George Institute for International Health has found Tai
Chi to have positive health benefits for musculoskeletal pain. The results of the first comprehensive analysis of Tai
Chi suggest that it produces positive effects for improving pain and disability among arthritis sufferers...
Medical Tai Chi (Qigong) - Chinese 'Miracle Exercise' Popular as U.S. Health Costs Rise
BLOWING ROCK, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz on Oprah called qigong "the secret to anti-aging." It's the "miracle exercise" for people seeking to avoid drugs, surgery, and expensive doctor bills. Medical Tai
Chi, known in China as Qigong, may eventually replace health insuran...
Stroke survivors improve balance with tai chi
Stroke can impair balance, heightening the risk of a debilitating fall. But a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher has found that stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai
Christina Hui-Chan, professor and head of physical therapy at UI...
Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults
Physicians and physical therapists in recent years have explored whether tai
chi, balance programs and fitness routines can help decrease the likelihood that older adults// will fall and injure themselves. Many of these programs have shown promise, but their relative value is still open to debate. ...
Actor Chris Noth to Share Story of Loss in National Life Insurance Awareness Month
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K-State Researchers and Their Partners Making it Easier for Rural Kansans of All Ages to Stay Healthy Despite Limited Access to Facilities Like Bike Trails, Gyms
...s creating a bird-and-bike trail where people can get exercise while enjoying the waterfowl that come through the area. Another town is bringing yoga, tai
chi and Zumba fitness classes to its Walk Kansas activities.
Johannes and Ramsey said that a core part of these projects is having youths and adu...
Preventing Dangerous Slips and Falls: The American Foundation for the Blind Launches New Video Series on Staying Safe at Home
...umber of things seniors can do to stay safe at home," said Judy Scott, Director of the AFB Center on Vision Loss. "For example, regular exercise like tai
chi helps balance, and improving the lighting in your home makes it easier to see your surroundings."
The video series, Preventing Falls by Adap...
Hit Hard by the Economy, Americans Risk Knockout Without Disability Insurance
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10 Ways to Care for Mom on Mother's Day
...propriate exercise classes, books, and videos to help her maintain her physical mobility and bone strength. Movement makes the aging process easier -- tai
chi is wonderful for improving balance, and weight training strengthens muscles.
5. Rally the troops around your Mom
Bring your exten...
Spiritual Leaders' Teachings Collected in New Novel
...45 years and has apprenticed with some of the most prominent Vedanta, Zen and Daoist teachers in the world. A retired graphic designer, acupuncturist, tai
Chi and Chi Gung instructor/healer, Mark now keeps himself busy by leading several tours to China and Tibet every year. He lives in Northern Californi...