10 Exercises for People in Pain
A good exercise for the young and old alike is tai chi, a martial art that originated in China and, like yoga, cultivates mindfulness.
“Tai chi is marvelous. There’s almost no one too old as long as you can move a little bit. It incorporates the body and the mind,” Dr. Fine says.
A New England Journal of Medicine study this year found that twice-weekly sessions of tai chi reduced pain, stiffness, and fatigue in fibromyalgia patients. Tai chi also helps with building strength, endurance, and balance.
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