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Tai Chi and Qigong for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease – Table of Content

This is the Table of Content for the slideshow that Tai Chi and Qigong instructors can use for presentations to current and potential students as well as prospective clients.

A New Frontier for Tai Chi and Qigong: Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, a major event in the public health space, is coming up in March. A newly released scientific report, appearing in the Feb 2024 issue of…

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…

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…

Cognitively Enhanced Tai Chi Program for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild cognitive impairment negatively impacts cognition and dual-task abilities. A physical-cognitive integrated treatment approach could mitigate this risk for dementia. Scientists from several institutes in Oregoncompared the effectiveness of cognitively…

Effect of Long-term Tai Chi Training on Parkinson’s Disease: a 3.5-year Follow-up Study

Tai Chi has shown beneficial effects on the motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), but no study has reported the effect of long-term Tai Chi training. A Chinese…

Impact of Diet, Tai Chi and Other Exercises on Cognition and Brain Health in Older Adults

The ability to preserve cognitive function and protect brain structure from the effects of the aging process and neurodegenerative disease is the goal of non-pharmacologic, lifestyle interventions focused on brain…

Coherence between Brain and Muscles from Wheelchair Tai Chi in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Wheelchair Tai Chi (WCTC) has been proved to have benefits for the brain and motor system of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. However, the characteristics of corticomuscular coupling during WCTC…

Enhanced White Matter Microstructure in Tai Chi Practitioners to Reduce Cognitive Impairment

Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) is an increasingly popular multimodal mind-body practice with potential cognitive benefits, yet the neurobiological mechanisms underlying these effects, particularly in relation to brain white matter microstructure,…

Tai Chi and Qigong: A Path to Enhanced Mobility for Stroke Survivors

Introduction Stroke survivors often face significant challenges in regaining mobility and physical function following a stroke. While conventional rehabilitation therapies play a crucial role in recovery, emerging evidence suggests that…