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Tai Chi & Chi-kung for rehabilitation

The Tai Chi network is designed to share knowldge for patient rehab in the NHS, hey and even staff can benefit! the news page is regularly updated and the links page even has video clips
The Tai Chi network is designed to share knowldge for patient rehab in the NHS, hey and even staff can benefit! the news page is regularly updated and the links page even has video clips (less...)

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The psychosocial effect of Tai Chi on nursing home residents
Moving into a nursing home usually imposes a certain degree of psychosocial challenge to older people. However, there is limited evidence suggesting a promising intervention that can promote the psychosocial...
15:33 - Fri 09 Nov 2018
Could Tai Chi offer the same benefits as more vigorous exercise?
We all know that exercise is beneficial for our health, but many of us don’t really enjoy working up a sweat, while others simply can’t. However, recent evidence suggests there...
10:50 - Fri 12 Oct 2018
Tai Chi on Trust me I'm a Doctor
watch trust me I'm a doctor on 10th Oct 2018 to see tai chi. Series 8, Episode 6
09:13 - Wed 10 Oct 2018
National accrditation for tai chi in rehabilitation
We are currently working with CIMPSA to launch a national accreditation Program for tai chi for rehabilitation
08:47 - Thu 02 Aug 2018
Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia
Compared with aerobic exercise, the traditional martial art of tai chi is as good as, or better than, aerobic exercise, for improving the overall severity of fibromyalgia symptoms, new research...
23:56 - Tue 27 Mar 2018
Tai Chi helps heart attack patients to recover: Ancient Chinese martial art is a safe way for sufferers to improve their health, researchers claim
The ancient martial art may provide a more enjoyable option to traditional rehab Three fifths of patients refuse rehabilitation because they think it is unpleasant But deciding against taking part...
11:10 - Wed 31 Jan 2018
Tai Chi rehab DVD available from UHB
Great news!!! Tai Chi DVD available to all
17:10 - Wed 07 Jun 2017
Tai Chi 'could be prescribed' for illnesses on the NHS
Tai Chi is a suitable exercise for older people with conditions like arthritis, a study has found. Gentle flowing movements boost balance, posture and muscle power
09:12 - Tue 25 Apr 2017
Tai Chi aids PTSD recover
Research at Boston University proves tai chi can aid PTSD recover. Published in BMJ
11:03 - Sat 07 Jan 2017
Tai Chi Is a Biological Treatment for Depression
“Mind-body medicine” is frequently used to describe the balancing effects between mind and body of nonpharmacological behavioral interventions applied to stress-related psychiatric disorders—including MDD. Recent studies find powerful biological changes...
08:51 - Thu 17 Nov 2016