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2023: Tai Chi and Qigong Taking Center Stage in Mainstream Healthcare!

Bulit on decades of scientific proof for their health benefits, in 2023, Tai Chi and Qigong gracefully waltzed their way into the mainstream healthcare spotlight. Picture this: a dazzling global…

Why Tai Chi Effective for “A Wound That Does Not Heal”

Context Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is common and is associated with other chronic diseases and early mortality. OA is often described as a “wound that does not heal” because…

Tai Chi and Qigong Alleviate Adverse Effects from Chemotherapy for Cancer Patients

Breast, lung and colorectal cancers are 3 of the top 4 most common cancers worldwide. Their treatment with chemotherapy often results in adverse effects on quality of life, fatigue and…

A Wearable System Evaluating Tai Chi Training Motor Effects in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Physical therapy is strongly recommended for patients with neurological disorders. Tai Chi-based treatments seem to improve physical functions like gait speed and balance. However, assessments after treatment rely on semi-quantitative…

Chan-Chuang Qigong for Drug Rehabilitation

A new study recently published by Swiss journal Frontiers in public health examines the health benefits of Chan-Chuang Qigong and resistance exercise. Chan-Chuang, also translated as Zhan Zhuang from Chinese…

Tai Chi: A Promising Intervention for Upper Limb Dysfunction in Stroke Patients

How Can Tai Chi Help with Stroke Rehabilitation Stroke, a leading cause of long-term disability worldwide, often results in upper limb dysfunction, significantly impairing the ability of patients to perform…