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Trial of Tai Chi Mind-Body Therapy for Fibromyalgia Now Recruiting

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www.ProHealth.com • November 17, 2007


The Department of Rheumatology at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston is recruiting subjects with Fibromyalgia for a study of the benefits of Tai Chi.

The purpose of the study is to obtain preliminary data on the effects of Tai Chi on musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep quality, psychological distress, physical performance, and health status in patients with Fibromyalgia.

The intervention will involve a 12-week Tai Chi program by comparison with a 12-week stretching and wellness-education program.

What is Tai Chi? As the trial organizers describe it: “Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese discipline with both physical and mental components that appears to benefit a variety of chronic conditions. The physical component provides exercise that is consistent with that recommended for FM (muscle conditioning and aerobic cardiovascular exercise), while the mental component has the potential to improve psychological well-being. These effects are especially pertinent for the treatment of individuals with FM.”

See the description of the trial (NCT00515008) at ClinicalTrials.gov http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00515008?order=5 for details, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and contact information.




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Tai- chi as Tx. for FM
Posted by: sonialovely
Nov 20, 2007
I am a Physical Therapist and I have a patient who is suffering from Fibromyalgia for many years.I introduced Tai Chi method with this patient and now by Our Lord JESUS CHRIST help he is not having symptoms of muscle pain and spasms,has good mental disposition.Pt.is educated that he has to cont. this Tai- chi Exercises as maintenance program and a part of his daily routine,to prevent further FM impairment or disability. To sum it all, Tai- chi is effective in treating Fibromyalgia Syndrome.
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T'ai Chi
Posted by: fuganuts
Nov 28, 2007
I tried this program with a wonderful and very patient instructor but, unfortunately, I was not able to remember or physically hold the positions. What I had hoped would give me an opportunity to participate in a group activity, since I am alone alot, caused me so much anxiety and I felt I disappointed myself and my instructor. I had difficulty remaining focused for an hour and this too, was upseting to me. I have heard how yoga and relaxation has helped FM/CFIDS/ME patients but so far Xanax is my only support. does any one else have this problem? ReggieAdler@yahoo.com
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