Tai Chi Training as a Primary Daily Care Plan for Better Balance Ability in People With Parkinson's Disease: An Opinion and Positioning Article

Author: Ting Zhang1,2, Zhenyu Lv3, Song Gao1
1 College of Physical Education and Health Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China.
2 University Hospital, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China.
3 Department of Chinese Medicine, Naval Special Medical Center, Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Conference/Journal: Front Neurol
Date published: 2021 Dec 24
Other: Volume ID: 12 , Pages: 812342 , Special Notes: doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.812342. , Word Count: 39

Tai Chi can improve balance ability and reduce the risk of falls in people with mild to moderate PD. It is an effective non-drug intervention.

Keywords: Parkinson's disease; balance ability; fall; limitations; tai chi.

PMID: 35002945 PMCID: PMC8739955 DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2021.812342