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Supreme Chi Living
July 2022
Monthly newsletter published by American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (ATCQA)
In This Issue
1. : Promoting Tai Chi and Other Community Programs for Personalized Parkinson's Care
2. : Harvard Medical School Tests Virtual Tai Chi Program for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
3. : Effect of a Qigong Program in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
4. : A Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Program During COVID-19


Promoting Tai Chi and Other Community Exercise Programs for Personalized Parkinson's Care

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July 26, 2022 - Physiotherapy and exercise are associated with motor and non-motor benefits in Parkinson's disease (PD). Community exercise programs, such as Tai Chi, may increase ongoing exercise participation and help people with Parkinson's disease actively participate in their health management. But there is still limited knowledge about these programs regarding their benefits, safety, implications over the long-term, and effective implementation. These questions could hold relevant clinical implications.

In an article published by Frontiers in systems neuroscience in June, scientists from Portugal, Netherlands and the U.S. identified the current challenges and reflect upon potential solutions to help community exercise to be implemented as an additional anchor to personalize management models for Parkinson's disease.



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