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Tai Chi Improves Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Tai Chi Improves Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Study: Tai Chi Leads to Smoother, Steadier Movements, Longer Strides, and Fewer Falls Compared to Other Types of Exercise By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 8, 2012 — Tai chi, a type of exercise that guides the body through gentle, flowing poses, …

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Tai Chi Might Help Stroke Survivors Avoid Falls

Tai Chi Might Help Stroke Survivors Avoid Falls

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) — The ancient Chinese discipline of Tai Chi may help modern-day stroke patients avoid debilitating falls, a small new study suggests. Stroke survivors suffer seven times as many falls as healthy adults. These falls can cause fractures, decrease mobility and increase the fear of falling, …

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