Qigong for movement disorders: A systematic review

@article{Lee2009QigongFM,
  title={Qigong for movement disorders: A systematic review},
  author={Myeong Soo Lee and E. Ernst},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={24}
}
Parkinson’s disease (PD) or other types of movement disorders occur worldwide in all ethnic groups and socioeconomic classes. Because of the chronic and debilitating symptoms of PD or other types of movement disorders patients often use complementary medicine. One such treatment option is qigong. Qigong is a form of traditional Asian medicine, which incorporates exercise for posture, coordination of different breathing patterns, movement, and meditation. It has been reported that qigong has… Expand

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