Here’s why tai chi should be practiced by the elderlyby Annalisa Lista - 2017.07.28
Falls in old people can be prevented by tai chi. This is what a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has claimed. Tai chi is a Chinese martial art that helps reinforce flexibility, balance, and coordination in all parts of the body. A review of 10 studies on the topic revealed that in terms of falls or accidents, there can be a reduction of 43% and 50% respectively after 12 consecutive months of these exercises. Which is why physicians now prescribe between 1 and 3 hours a week of tai chi.
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