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Tai Chi Shown to Ease Back Pain
Research shows that tai chi can be effective for managing the persistent low-back pain that many people experience.
— Arthritis Today, January, 2012
BREATHING, ACHES, BLOOD PRESSURE:…participants observed a “big increase in breathing capacity”, a disappearance of backaches and neckaches, those with high blood pressure claimed a drop of 10 to 15 mm Hg systolic at rest, and all participants claimed to have more energy in their daily work. Hawaii Medical Journal – Vol 51 No. 8 August 92
CANCER. Several clinical studies reported that a combination therapy of drugs with personal practice of QiGong provided a better outcome than drug therapy alone.
The review particularly focuses on the possible benefits of Tai Chi for cancer survivors since Tai Chi has been shown to increase immune response as well as psychological function, but only 2 randomized controlled studies have been conducted with cancer survivors. Both studies show improvements in either quality of life or functional capacity, but further research should be undertaken before any solid conclusions can be made about the usefulness of Tai Chi for cancer patients –
–Medscape Today, from WebMD, 10/26/2010
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