Tai-Chi-Exercise The benefits of Tai Chi for stroke survivors

The benefits of Tai Chi for stroke survivors

6/6/2019

People doing Tai Chi

Is it time to add tai chi to your exercise routine?

There is good evidence that the ancient Chinese discipline of tai chi offers many health benefits, including for stroke survivors. The article "Is it time to add tai chi to your exercise routine?" by Doug O'Neill on youareunltd features many of the benefits.

"Tai chi is an ancient Chinese discipline involving a continuous series of controlled, usually slow, movements aimed to improve physical and mental well-being. The rhythmic expansion, contraction and turning motions of the tai chi set are designed to relax tension points in the body and permit free movement of “chi” (the vital life force or energy that flows through the body), resulting in a general increase in energy and vitality."

"Peter M. Wayne, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Tai Chi and Mind-Body Research Program at Harvard Medical School’s Osher Research Center, said: “A growing body of carefully conducted research is building a compelling case for tai chi as an adjunct to standard medical treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of many conditions commonly associated with age.”


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