Tag Archives: Parkinsons

Tai Chi and Qi Gong improve cognition in Parkinson’s disease

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Objectives: To explore whether tai chi and Qigong can improve cognitive function in patients with neurological disorders. Methods: The PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, SinoMed Database, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang, and China Science and Technology Journal Database (VIP) databases were searched from inception to December 24, 2021. …

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Wu Qin Xi Qi Gong improves gait in Parkinson’s disease

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The objective of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effect of Wu Qin Xi Qi Gong stretching on single- and dual-task gait, motor symptoms, and quality of life in people with mild and moderate Parkinson’s disease. This single-blind, randomized control trial included 40 participants with idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease who …

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Tai Chi improves balance in Parkinson’s disease

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Background: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of Tai Chi on functional mobility, balance and falls in Parkinson’s disease. Materials and methods: A comprehensive literature search was conducted to identify the systematic reviews and meta-analyses up to the end of October 2021. 601 studies were identified, and 16 …

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Tai Chi improves symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

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Background: Tai Chi has been shown to improve motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, but its long-term effects and the related mechanisms remain to be elucidated. In this study, we investigated the effects of long-term Tai Chi training on motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and the underlying mechanisms. Methods: Ninety-five early-stage Parkinson’s disease …

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Qi Gong improves motor function in Parkinson’s disease

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Purpose: This study explored the effects of Health Qigong exercise on lower limb motor function in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Patients and methods: A total of 40 patients with Parkinson’s disease were recruited and randomly allocated into the experimental group and the control group. The experimental group completed an intervention of Health …

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Tai Chi improves gait and balance in people with Parkinson’s disease

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Background: Tai Chi has been shown to improve motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease (PD), but its long-term effects and the related mechanisms remain to be elucidated. In this study, we investigated the effects of long-term Tai Chi training on motor symptoms in PD and the underlying mechanisms. Methods: Ninety-five early-stage PD patients …

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Acupuncture helps in early Parkinson’s disease

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Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disease caused by degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Existing pharmaceutical treatments offer alleviation of symptoms but cannot delay disease progression and are often associated with significant side effects. Clinical studies have demonstrated that acupuncture may be beneficial for Parkinson’s …

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The Chinese herb Suan Zao Ren aids sleep in Parkinson’s Disease

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This study is aimed at exploring the possible mechanism of action of the Suan Zao Ren decoction in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease with sleep disorder based on network pharmacology and molecular docking. Traditional Chinese Medicine Systems Pharmacology (TCMSP) was used to screen the bioactive components and targets of SZRD, …

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Acupuncture improves gait in Parkinson disease

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This is a randomized and controlled crossover study. The same individual patient was part of both, experimental (real acupuncture) and control group (false acupuncture/sham), and the sequence was randomized. Balance and gait parameters were measured at two different moments, before and after treatment, using four force platforms as well as …

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