Tai Chi is listed as an ideal sport to try as it can help relieve some of the pain from arthritis.
This ancient Chinese exercise is now being used to help people with arthritis. ‘Chi’ is Chinese for energy. It can help you to gain balance, strength and flexibility.
It is also thought to help prevent falls among the elderly. The movements of tai chi are gentle, graceful and mystical and ideal for elderly people.
There are Dvd’s available by Paul Lam, ‘Tai Chi for Arthritis’. I wrote this article about it last year.
What are the health benefits of taking up Tai Chi? The non-competitive nature of tai chi has made it popular to many especially yoga lovers. It is also a suitable fitness choice amongst the older age cracker as it is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it a safe form of…
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