People with arthritis need exercise to improve muscular strength, flexibility and fitness. Tai Chi has been shown to have these benefits. Furthermore, it reduces pain, improves balance and posture, and has a relaxing effect.
There are various forms of Tai Chi with significant differences between them. Look for an instructor who is used to working with people with your condition. Find out more from your state Arthritis Foundation. (Dr Paul Lam)
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Winter 2002 Edition | Page 3
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