Extension trial of Qi Gong for fibromyalgia: a quantitative and qualitative study. By J Sawynok, M. Lynch and D. Marcon Abstract: This extension trial is an open-label observational trial of 20 subjects with fibromyalgia who undertook level 2 Chaoyi Fanhuan Qigong (CFQ) training following an earlier controlled trial of level 1 CFQ. Subjects practiced 60 min/day for 8 weeks and continued […]
Routine practice of Qi Gong (chi kung) seemed to significantly improve pain in patients with fibromyalgia and lessened the impact of the disorder, a randomized trial showed. After 8 weeks of regular practice of this « meditative movement, » pain as measured on a 10-point scale decreased by 1.55 points, compared with a change of only 0.02 points in controls (P<0.001), according […]