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Fewer Forms and Shorter Duration: An Optimized Tai Chi Solution for Knee Osteoarthritis

Discovering the Power of Optimized Tai Chi Tai Chi is widely recognized for its numerous health benefits, including pain reduction in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). However, previous studies have…

Qigong for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

In today’s fast-paced world, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are increasingly common, often leading to significant pain and discomfort. These disorders typically affect the lower back, neck, upper limbs, and synovial…

A Tai Chi & Qigong Exercise Customized for Young People: Short-term, Targeting Core Strength, Explosive Force and Anxiety

Taichi Qigong exercise offers numerous health benefits and could serve as a suitable option for college students. Traditional programs, however, are time-consuming and necessitate long-term commitments, which may not suit…

How Different Types of Tai Chi Programs Affect Bone Mineral Density and Risk of Osteoporosis

A Chinese study published by Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research in December 2023 evaluated three Tai Chi exercise programs as intervention measures to compare their effects on improving rate…

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…

Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong on Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common disorder characterized by heterogeneous symptoms that leads to decreased functioning, work productivity, and quality of life. Exercise has been recommended for fibromyalgia treatment. Traditional…

Comparing Tai Chi, Muscle Strengthening and Aerobic Exercise on Musculoskeletal Health in Elderly People

The effects of different muscle loading exercise (MLEX) modes and volume on musculoskeletal health are not well-studied in older populations. Therefore, several academic and healthcare institutions in Singapore teamed up…

How Tai Chi Helped Neuromuscular Responses and Postural Control in Elderly Patients with Sarcopenia

A Chinese study published by Swiss journal, Frontiers in neurology, in April 2023 explored the effect of 12 weeks of Tai Chi on neuromuscular responses and postural control in elderly…