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Tai Chi for osteoarthritis: How exercise is “rebranded” as complementary and alternative medicine

Yet, through the wonders of “integrative medicine,” these sorts of diet and lifestyle interventions are “rebranded” as somehow “alternative” or “integrative” and then wedded to all sorts of quackery, like acupuncture, reiki, and dubious supplements. Tai chi versus osteoarthritis Tai Chi, for those of you unfamiliar with it, is a martial art that combines slow, deliberate, graceful stretching with breathing ...

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What Is Tai Chi?

So what do you do to relieve that stress? Perhaps you could take a cue from ancient China and give tai chi a try! Today, however, tai chi is a popular form of light exercise that many believe improves health and helps to reduce stress levels. Article and Image courtesy of wonderopolis.org  

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Exercise for Knee Health – Is Tai Chi lower impact than walking? The answer will surprise you.

Tai Chi is often characterized as “low impact” exercise. Keeping exercise “low impact” can be important for many reasons – injury, age, body weight, illness. For the millions of adults who suffer from the pain of knee osteoarthritis (OA), low impact exercise is especially recommended to  maintain strength and function. Article and Image courtesy of chicagotaichi.org  

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