Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Health & Well-Being NCCIH Video Introduction
This National Centers for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) video introduces the modalities of Tai Chi and Qigong. Dr Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., Director of the NCCIH at the time of the video’s production discusses the role of NCCIH in researching the science behind these popular practices. Dr Adeline Ge, M.D., O.M.D., L. demonstrates these complementary approaches to health in an easy to follow/try this at home clip.
The Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Health & Well-Being NCCIH Video is intended to be an educational tool that features Tai Chi practice in traditional Chinese medicine that uses a series of slow, gentle movements coordinated with breathing and meditation. The goal is to enhance physical functioning, improve balance and concentration, and reduce stress.
Qi Gong is a component of traditional Chinese medicine that combines movement, meditation, and controlled breathing. The intent is to improve blood flow and the flow of qi.
These exercise therapies are generally considered safe, self-care approaches used to promote a healthy lifestyle. As always, talk to your health care provider if you are using or considering using any complementary health approaches so that they can help safely coordinate your care.
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