You may have spotted them in local parks. Or in community centers. Or even in your neighbor’s backyard. People doing leisurely, graceful movements that look like dancing in slow motion. These are practitioners of the ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi. Over the last 30 years, Tai Chi has grown immensely in popularity throughout the rest of the world.
People of all ages have discovered the physical and mental benefits of practicing Tai Chi. It can help you acheive better balance, improve stability, relieve stress and boos cardiovascular function. The Chinese also velive Tai Chi can slow aging and prolong life. Dr. Ruiz recomments Tai Chi to some patients as it can improve strength and mobility of the spine. It also can help relieve joint and muscle stiffness throughout the body. But talk to your chiropractor before starting Tai Chi or any other exercise program. Some health conditions may be aggravated by physical activity. However, Tai Chi can benefit everyone, especially older people.
To schedule a chiropractic appointment with Dr. Ruiz, call us at 831-375-2225. We appreciate you and thanks for helping us spread the good word about chiropractic care!