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Qi Gong is one modality of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) believed to be at least 4,000 years-old. Written records referring to Qi and its effects are thought to be as old as 3,300 years (Shang dynasty oracle bones, Zhou dynasty inscriptions). (Source: Natural Medicine Journal) Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate the scientific evidence on Qi Gong, […]
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 […]