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tai chi for osteoporosis and fibromyalgia?

tai chi for osteoporosis and fibromyalgia?

Dear friends,

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

“When I joined White Magnolia I was suffering from severe lower back pain. The many classes in both restorative Tai Chi and beginners Tai Chi enabled my back to heal and greatly reduced my need for both prescription and non-prescription pain killers.” – Grateful student

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