Tai Chi Research
There is a large body of research that suggest that tai chi practice is beneficial for:
- Bone mineral density
- Cancer quality of life
- Cardiovascular and respiratory disease
- Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and other autoimmune conditions
- Chronic lower back pain other pain management
- Cognitive function
- Orthopedic and neurological issues
- Stroke and stroke risk factors
- Parkinson’s, MS and other chronic conditions
- Sleep disorders
For more information, check out tai chi research abstracts for your areas of interest at PubMed. On the bar on top, enter “tai chi and _______” (name your topic of interest: e.g.: MS, PTSD, Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia, pain etc.) and press the Search button.
Licensed health professionals can apply the Original Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program (TCF) and Adapted Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program (TCFA) in their therapeutic practice for insurance and Medicare reimbursement. Tai Chi Prime is an evidence-based 6-week class series featuring instruction in TCFA taught by certified instructors.
Basic Moves are taught therapeutically for balance, geriatrics, stress and pain management, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, autoimmune diseases and women’s health as well as orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory rehabilitation.