Effectiveness of Tai Chi for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

@article{Hall2017EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of Tai Chi for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Amanda Marie Hall and Bethan J Copsey and Helen Richmond and Jacqueline R. Thompson and Manuela Loureiro Ferreira and Jane Latimer and Christopher G. Maher},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={
          227-238
        }
}
Background Tai chi is recommended for musculoskeletal conditions; however, the evidence for its clinical effectiveness is uncertain. Purpose The aim of this study was to determine whether tai chi is beneficial for clinical outcomes in people with musculoskeletal pain. Data Sources Seven databases were searched: Embase, PEDro, AMED, MEDLINE, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Study Selection Randomized controlled trials of tai chi for people with a… CONTINUE READING
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