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Ask the doctor: Can tai chi improve balance?

September 01, 2013

Q. I've been very unstable on my feet lately. Can tai chi help improve my balance?

A. Tai chi, an integrative exercise program that strengthens the body while focusing the mind, addresses a range of physical and mental health issues, including bone strength, joint stability, cardiovascular health, immunity, and emotional well-being. Tai chi is especially useful for improving balance.

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