Qigong as a therapeutic intervention with older adults.

  title={Qigong as a therapeutic intervention with older adults.},
  author={Carol A Kemp},
  journal={Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association},
  volume={22 4},
  • Carol A Kemp
  • Published 2004 in
    Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of…
The use of complementary therapies in the United States is growing. One complementary therapy that has received little attention in the nursing literature is Qigong. Qigong is the cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine and consists of gentle flowing body movements, breathing, and quieting the mind. Qigong facilitates the movement of qi, the vital life energy, throughout the body, thereby enhancing health and healing disease. Preliminary research indicates that Qigong may be an effective… CONTINUE READING

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