Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Tai Chi Reduces Falling Risk


Recent research as shown that practicing Tai Chi reduces the risk of falling in older adults.

"Researchers have compared the effects of tai chi to leg strengthening exercises, a physical therapy called “lower extremity training,” or LET, in reducing falls. Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries in older adults and can lead to hospitalization, nursing home admission, and even death."

To read the original article from Sciencebeta.com in full click HERE.

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