Benefit of tai chi for geriatric population

January 30, 2018   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

When providers consider walking, fall risk, and balance issues, clinical trials show growing evidence that tai chi may offer inexpensive solutions for patients. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found as little as six (6) months of tai chi may improve how well a person can walk, reducing fall risks and improving balance. Because aging populations face a wide range of health issues, related to sedentary life, combined with increased fall risk and emergency room visits, tai chi is a viable option as an exercise recommendation. To read more on this topic visit