Tag Archive 'balance'

Tai Chi Can Provide Arthritis Relief

Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov Arthritis patients may gain physical and emotional relief from the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi, finds a new study, the largest of its kind. Patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia felt better and moved more easily after taking twice-weekly classes in Tai Chi, a system of meditative exercise, researchers found. [...]

Balance and Ankle Instability

Researchers from The University of Sydney, Australia, evaluated ankle instability in 58 participants. Twenty-seven participants were found to have ankle instability as classified by the Cumberland Ankle Instability Tool and 31 participants with normal ankle stability were used as a control group. A landing test was used to evaluate postural control. Participants stood on a [...]