Tai Chi News and Research

RSS
Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply.
Exercise classes decrease loneliness and social isolation in older adults

Exercise classes decrease loneliness and social isolation in older adults

Social distancing is increasing feelings of loneliness in older population

Social distancing is increasing feelings of loneliness in older population

Three popular therapies lead to significant improvements in veterans

Three popular therapies lead to significant improvements in veterans

China imposes lockdowns as new coronavirus cases surge

China imposes lockdowns as new coronavirus cases surge

Dairy products ineffective in preventing bone loss or fractures during menopause transition

Dairy products ineffective in preventing bone loss or fractures during menopause transition

Flexible options for lifestyle programs may benefit modern women with heart disease

Flexible options for lifestyle programs may benefit modern women with heart disease

Blood pressure control achieved using workplace-based programs

Blood pressure control achieved using workplace-based programs

Using motion capture system to prevent falls in older people

Using motion capture system to prevent falls in older people

Researchers examine the effects of yoga, tai chi, and qigong on chronic low back pain

Researchers examine the effects of yoga, tai chi, and qigong on chronic low back pain

How to differentiate between a panic attack and heart attack

How to differentiate between a panic attack and heart attack

Updated guideline for management of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee released

Updated guideline for management of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee released

How older adults can fight loneliness over the holidays

How older adults can fight loneliness over the holidays

Four important tips to stay safe and healthy during winter

Four important tips to stay safe and healthy during winter

Falls Prevention Awareness Day focuses on risk of osteoporosis

Falls Prevention Awareness Day focuses on risk of osteoporosis

More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.

More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study estimates how many cancer patients and survivors use complementary, alternative medicines

Study estimates how many cancer patients and survivors use complementary, alternative medicines

Older people living in retirement communities benefit from improved health

Older people living in retirement communities benefit from improved health

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs