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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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Drop The Pain Reliever: Experts Say Yoga, Acupuncture And Tai Chi Might Be Just As Effective

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Complementary health practices like yoga, acupuncture and tai chi are effective in relieving some pain conditions like headaches, back pain and arthritis, reports a recent study. Pain is a feeling that indicates a problem, which in turn helps in diagnosing a condition or disease. When the underlying condition is treated, the pain subsides, but some problems like migraine and arthritis ...

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Taiji Master Class with Dr Shen Hongxun

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I used to translate for him and often had to write quite quickly to keep up with what he was saying, so most of my notes were not very legible :-). I give them here as I’ve written them down, so sometimes the sentences are short and possibly some things will not be clear to people who didn’t study with ...

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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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