Tag Archives: Lower back

Tai Chi reduces non-specific lower back pain in the elderly

Pub Med

Background: Non-specific lower back pain is a serious public health problem. Tai Chi is promising in reducing the risk of falls and alleviating symptoms in this population. Objective: To investigate the effect of Tai Chi on gait and dynamic balance in elderly women with non-specific lower back pain. Methods: 20 women (age > …

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Tai Chi strengthens the lower back muscles

Pub Med

Purpose: Although studies on the improvement of pain after exercise are increasingly diverse, whether Tai Chi Quan can improve the pressure pain thresholds remains unknown. This study was to observe the effect of Tai Chi Quan on the pressure pain thresholds of lower back muscles in healthy women. Patients and methods: This …

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