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Tai chi helps Parkinson’s patients regain balance

Tai chi helps Parkinson's patients regain balance

This exercise can be done standing, holding onto a chair, or sitting Photos “I have seen Parkinson’s patients more eager to move. That alone is good. If they don’t move, their muscles and joints will seize up." By Melanie Ruberti Tai chi is becoming a new favorite exercise among […] Click here to view original web page at www.advertisernewssouth.com

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Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance

Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance

By MELANIE RUBERTI The Newnan Times-Herald NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Tai chi is becoming a new favorite exercise among Parkinson’s patients like Larry Bergeson of Newnan. “I’ve had two trial lessons,’’ he said. “Tai chi is great for learning movement and balance. As a person affected by Parkinson’s disease, […] Click here to view original web page at nwasianweekly.com

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Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance, coordination

Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance, coordination

Trish Gurney meditates with her Emei Qigong teacher, Grandmaster Wei Zhong Fu. Emei Qigong is a school of Chan (Zen) Qigong that promotes good health, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness through practices that strengthen the body’s energy. Tai chi is becoming a new favorite exercise among Parkinson’s patients like […] Click here to view original web page at times-herald.com

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Tai chi classes help with flexibility, balance

Tai chi classes help with flexibility, balance

TIM JEAN/Staff photoLocal people perform tai chi. The Council on Aging offers tai chi classes each Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Tai chi is a low-impact martial arts exercise system that helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance. […] Click here to view original web page at www.hgazette.com

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Feasibility and outcome of an individualized Tai Chi program for improving balance and strength in the elderly: A pilot study.

Authors: Sung WH, Liu CC, Wei SH, Chuang LR, Chuang E, Wang KA, Wang JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Traditional Tai Chi is too complex for most elderly individuals. There have been few reports regarding the development of simplified Tai Chi programs to suit the physical needs of elderly adults. However, […] Click here to view original web page at neuroscience.berkeley.edu

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Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance

Tai chi helping Parkinson's patients regain balance

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Tai chi is becoming a new favorite exercise among Parkinson’s patients like Larry Bergeson of Newnan. "I’ve had two trial lessons," he said. "Tai chi is great for learning movement and balance. As a person affected by Parkinson’s disease, both movement and balance become more […] Click here to view original web page at www.heraldcourier.com

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Tai chi helps relieve stress, improve balance

Tai chi helps relieve stress, improve balance

The Council on Aging offers tai chi classes each Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Tai chi is a low-impact martial arts exercise system that helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance. It is a self-paced system of gentle […] Click here to view original web page at Tai chi ...

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Tai Chi Society open house to focus on healthy balance

Tai Chi Society open house to focus on healthy balance

Brendan Fallon, a tai chi instructor with the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Buffalo, describes tai chi as “moving yoga.” The society will host an open house next weekend. (Sharon Cantillon/News file photo) Tai chi first intrigued Brendan Fallon when he was a 17-year-old high school student at Buffalo […] Click here to view original web page at Tai Chi ...

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Life in the Balance: Tai Chi

Life in the Balance: Tai Chi

Life in the Balance: Tai Chi by Michael Braunstein I heard an ad on the radio the other morning. It was for a clinic in the area that specializes in a particular field of physical therapy that was addressed to persons who, for some reason or another, have difficulties […] Click here to view original web page at Life in ...

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Off Balance ? Try Tai Chi for Seniors – Caregiver Relief – Caregiver Relief

Tai chi for seniors is a healthy exercise that simultaneously relaxes and invigorates the body. Many individuals perform tai chi, also spelled t’ai chi, as an alternative to a more dynamic workout, yet still reap the numerous benefits associated with a focused approach to body movement.   Tai Chi Benefits and the Health Care Community The health community continuously studies ...

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