Drug-free options are much recommended due to the nation's opioid epidemic. Non-drug therapy treatments are less costly and safe.
With the release of a new tai chi book, researchers and tai chi masters remind people that tai chi could provide healthy benefits for all of its practitioners.
The traditional Chinese martial art, Tai Chi, seems to have more benefits for the body and mind. A study conducted by Ruth E. Taylor-Piliae indicates the physical benefits Tai Chi has on stroke survivors. The slow movements and controlled breathing found in Tai Chi appears to help stroke survivors with their balance, preventing possible falls from happening.
An ancient form of martial art - Tai chi - can help prevent falls in older adults who have suffered from stroke.