When it comes to the nonpharmacologic management of pain for fibromyalgia, classic yang-style tai chi is more effective than standard aerobic exercise, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial.
“A longer duration of tai chi also had more benefit than a shorter duration,” said principal investigator Chenchen Wang, MD, the director of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Tufts Medical Center, in Boston.
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