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Tai chi may be as good as physical therapy for arthritis-related knee pain

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In fact, almost half of the population will have knee pain due to osteoarthritis by age 85. More than 700,000 of these operations are performed in the U.S. each year, and the rate of knee replacement surgery has nearly doubled between 2000 and 2010. The mainstays of treatment include losing weight if you need to, exercise, various pain relievers and ...

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Can Tai Chi Truly Help Those With Knee Arthritis?

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Tai Chi–an ancient Chinese therapy used to reduce stress and fight anxiety—is as effective as standard physical therapy in patients suffering with osteoarthritis of the knee, according to results of a new study. Article and Image courtesy of forbes.com  

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

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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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Can tai chi help relieve knee joint pain? – Channel NewsAsia

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(Reuters Health) – Tai chi may work as well as traditional physical therapy for easing pain in people with knee osteoarthritis, a small study suggests. To see if tai chi – a Chinese meditation practice that combines deep breathing and slow, fluid movements – might be a good alternative to physical therapy, researchers randomly assigned about 200 people with knee ...

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