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Tai Chi, a complementary practice to Osteopathic Rehab

Until the 20th century, Tai Chi was exclusively practiced by martial artists in China "for its defence training, its health benefits and meditation". Nowadays, this internal martial art is practiced globally by an eclectic population, the senior community being the most active in the Western world.


For a long time, the positive effects of Tai Chi on body and mind was supported in theory only. However, during recent decades, Tai Chi has been examined from a scientific perspective giving support to its restorative nature. Documented benefits of a regular Tai Chi practice include:

  1. Improved immune response

  2. Cardio function

  3. Decreased inflammation

  4. Increased strength, mobili