Category Archive for: ‘back’

Tai Chi Shown to Ease Back Pain

After 10 weeks, the tai chi group reported that, on a 10-point scale, their pain was reduced by 1 point and they found the pain 1.3 points less bothersome. By comparison, the control group experienced an increase in both pain and how bothersome the pain was. The tai chi group also reported greater improvements in their disability levels than the …

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The Golf Column: How to Cure Back Pain? Play, Don’t Practice

September 21, Reason It is humiliating. One moment the athlete is walking tall, improbable muscles straining the seams of his shirt. The next moment he is like a baby crawling around the bedroom carpet on his hands and knees. Back injury scythes down the professional sportsman with the same cold steel it uses on the hunched-up office worker. Seven …

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