T'ai Chi for Arthritis (1998)

Genres - Health & Fitness  |   Sub-Genres - Alternative Health, Illnesses & Disabilities, Martial Arts  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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With arthritis striking adults at younger and younger ages, many are searching for new ways to defeat or control this affliction. Tai Chi now appears to offer many benefits to sufferers of all ages. Warm-up exercises are provided in this video along with brief medical discussions about what causes arthritis. The experts also discuss the various precautions one should take when doing these exercises. Six basic and six advanced movements are demonstrated and the relaxation principles of Qigong are explained. A brief history of the Sun style of Tai Chi is also included. Some viewers claim to experience limited healing and increased mobility after mastering the techniques shown in this video.

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arthritis, exercise, qigong, T'ai-Chi, workout, history