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Arthritis & Tai Chi

Arthritis is a condition that involves the inflammation of one or more joints. There are over one hundred different types of arthritis that cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which can severely affect the daily activity of sufferers. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the most common; arthritis affects people of all ages including children. According to conventional medicine arthritis cannot be cured, although conventional medicine acknowledges that regular gentle exercise can help alleviate the pain for arthritis sufferers.

Tai Chi and Qigong are both forms of gentle exercise. In particular, a specific kind of Qigong can have an amazing results for arthritis sufferers that can cure some types of arthritis. The below testimonial is written by an arthritis sufferer who had practised Tai Chi and Qigong for only three months. It makes very interesting reading.

The Tai Chi arthritis testimonial below is unedited; the original email is available.

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