A randomized trial of tai chi for fibromyalgia.

  title={A randomized trial of tai chi for fibromyalgia.},
  author={Chenchen Wang and Christopher H. Schmid and Ramel Rones and Richard A. Kalish and Janeth Yinh and Don L. Goldenberg and Yoojin Lee and Timothy E. McAlindon},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={363 8},
BACKGROUND Previous research has suggested that tai chi offers a therapeutic benefit in patients with fibromyalgia. METHODS We conducted a single-blind, randomized trial of classic Yang-style tai chi as compared with a control intervention consisting of wellness education and stretching for the treatment of fibromyalgia (defined by American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria). Sessions lasted 60 minutes each and took place twice a week for 12 weeks for each of the study groups. The primary… CONTINUE READING

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