Earlier this month, I wrote a post about Yoga and MS. A favorite reader left a comment recommending Tai Chi as well and left a site as reference.
Now I see the MS Foundation agrees.
T'ai Chi translated means "great ultimate energy." The slow meditative movements are designed from martial arts and the natural movements of birds and animals. A small group of older women (average age 71) found regular practice of t'ai chi resulted in significant improvements in lower-extremity strength, balance, and flexibility. The study focused on women, but it works for men too.
There are plenty of recommendations for T'ai Chi, and I need the flexibility. I will try it. What about you?