tai chi

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2140
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A definition of the term "tai chi" is presented. It refers to a traditional Chinese martial art in which slow movements are made through different postures, which enhances muscle flexibility, balance, relaxation, and mental concentration. Tai chi is used as a therapeutic exercise by hemophiliacs, and patients recovering from brain injuries.


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