The practice of Tai Chi in people who have been diagnosed with arthritis of the knee is being studied pretty heavy right now and the results are positive. Osteoarthritis in the knee is a common problem in adults starting in the 40’s and 50’s. The symptoms are pain in the knees, inability to function (perform daily tasks), and overall inactivity. The secondary effects of loss of function can lead or increase risk of weight gain, high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, etc.
The recent studies have shown improvement in decreased pain, increased function, lower levels of depression, increased self care, and an overall improvement in quality of life. Theses studies show that with increased evidence of higher quality of life by means other than a pill or surgery, people really are in control of their own lives.
Circle City Chiropractic
Indianapolis, IN 46250