Whilst Qigong and Tai Ji have long been used for pain relief in China, many people still search for scientific ‘proof’ of benefit. This US study is therefore provides welcome evidence for any doubters.
Participants were questioned about pain intensity, physical function, fatigue, depression, anxiety and overall wellbeing and scores improving in every area. The study did confirm that regular practise is an also essential!
Online at last, as you can see it is a bit rough and ready, but I’ve made a start! I need to get more pictures so if anyone has any from Summer School I’d be grateful.
Michael Mosley confirms what the Chinese have known for thousands of years, Tai Ji will improve your heart rate, blood pressure and blood vessels.
He didn’t begin to explore the benefits of Tai Ji for breathing, balance, co-ordination, well-being etc etc etc.
In Cardiff, learning about making a website, at last!