Tai Chi lifts your mood

Anyone who does Tai Chi for any length of time usually finds that their mood improves quite noticeably. Sometimes it takes you a little while to actually see the difference. It is only when other people comment that you appear to be calm and collected that the change becomes apparent to you. It’s like most…

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TAI-CHI CHUAN, FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS

‘Tai-Chi Chuan exercise appears to be safe for RA patients and may serve as an alternative for their exercise therapy and part of their rehabilitation program. Weight-bearing exercises have the potential advantages of stimulating bone growth and strengthening connective tissue, but this effect needs to be documented in long-term studies’

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Aquatic Exercise and Tai Chi Effective Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Many people with osteoarthritis (OA) in their knees or hips don’t move around enough to loosen up those achy joints or gain the other health benefits of being physically active. Several studies have shown that strength training and aerobic exercise can improve pain, physical function and the general health of people with knee OA. This…

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Arthritis is Not Caused By Old Age

Ray was not happy. He was not happy with the manner that the specialist spoke to him and he was not at all happy to be labelled as old. He was determined to give the doctor a piece of his mind when a thought came to him. “Hey,” he said. “Do I have any arthritis…

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Tai Chi reduces blood pressure

As we all know exercise is good for us. But, what about those of us who suffer with high blood pressure? Blood pressure increases with age but, any exercise can help to reduce it. You don’t have to take up running or aerobics. You can start slow, walking, swimming and Tai Chi are great low…

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