Tai Chi may help prevent falls in elderly

Tai Chi may help prevent falls in elderly

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Tai Chi is an effective way to prevent falls in the elderly, a new meta-analysis reports. Increasing the frequency of the exercise and practicing the Yang style, instead of the Sun style, may result in a more pronounced preventive effect.
11 Feb 2017 - General
Priscilla Mae Gobuyan Tai Chi exercise is relatively common exercise in the Philippines. I remember going to Burnham Park in Baguio, and there are a lot people there who exercise Tai chi every morning. Based on observation, if this exercise is regularly done, it can improve balance and muscle tone. One of the reasons why elderlies are susceptible to accidental falls is because of age-related loss of muscle stren...
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