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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.
Holistic exercise program may improve physical, psychological wellbeing of dementia patients

Holistic exercise program may improve physical, psychological wellbeing of dementia patients

Motivation to do preventative exercise may reduce risk of fall in older adults

Motivation to do preventative exercise may reduce risk of fall in older adults

Exercise program improves symptoms of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease

Exercise program improves symptoms of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease

Tea helps promote weight loss and improve bone health

Tea helps promote weight loss and improve bone health

Exercise programs reduce rate of severe falls in old adults

Exercise programs reduce rate of severe falls in old adults

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis and exercise: an interview with Dr Nicola Walsh, Associate Professor at the University of the West of England

Osteoarthritis and exercise: an interview with Dr Nicola Walsh, Associate Professor at the University of the West of England

Falls can cause problems, but older adults can still maintain an active quality of life

Falls can cause problems, but older adults can still maintain an active quality of life

Lifting weights, doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, say researchers

Lifting weights, doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, say researchers

Poll shows compelling association between exercise and better sleep

Poll shows compelling association between exercise and better sleep

Tai Chi associated with reduced falls among adult stroke survivors

Tai Chi associated with reduced falls among adult stroke survivors

Integrative Medicine helps people heal faster

Integrative Medicine helps people heal faster

Roundup: Abortion-rights groups mostly silent on fetal pain laws; Conn. advocates worry over Medicaid cuts; Examining readmission penalties

Roundup: Abortion-rights groups mostly silent on fetal pain laws; Conn. advocates worry over Medicaid cuts; Examining readmission penalties

Mindfulness meditation prevents feelings of loneliness

Mindfulness meditation prevents feelings of loneliness

Tai Chi improves health and quality of life for COPD sufferers

Tai Chi improves health and quality of life for COPD sufferers

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Benefits of complementary and alternative medicine for back pain

Benefits of complementary and alternative medicine for back pain

Tai Chi increases brain volume and improves memory and thinking in Chinese seniors

Tai Chi increases brain volume and improves memory and thinking in Chinese seniors

Checklist for seniors to reduce risk of falls

Checklist for seniors to reduce risk of falls

Tai Chi designed for wheelchair users

Tai Chi designed for wheelchair users