tai chi for osteoporosis and fibromyalgia?
Many people are aware that Tai Chi can improve balance, build strength, and boost immunity. But, did you also know it can help with conditions like osteoporosis and fibromyalgia?
A 2018 research study concluded that Tai Chi is beneficial to bone mineral density (BMD) and may be a cost-effective and preventive measure of osteoporosis. (BMD measurements are used to diagnose osteoporosis).
Read the full study in the Journal of Orthopedic Translation
John answers the question, “What is Tai Chi?”
Fibromyalgia too? The current most commonly prescribed non-drug treatment for fibromyalgia is aerobic exercise. In 2018, Tufts University researchers concluded that Tai Chi results in similar or greater improvement in symptoms than aerobic exercise for patients with fibromyalgia.
Study: Effect Of Tai Chi Versus Aerobic Exercise For Fibromyalgia: Comparative Effectiveness Randomized Controlled Trial
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