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  1. Adaptive Tai Chi | National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Diet-Exercise-Healthy-Behaviors/Exercise/Adaptive-Tai-Chi Tai chi is a Chinese martial art that is gentler than most forms of yoga. Deep breathing, relaxation, and slow, gentle movements are the primary elements of tai chi. It is usually performed as an ordered set of slow, elegant motions that promote balance through thoughtful consideration of movement and heightening of body awareness.
  2. Home and Leisure Guidance - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Home-and-Leisure/Recreation/Exploring-Recreational-Activities Tai Chi Deep breathing, relaxation, and slow, gentle movements are the primary elements of tai chi. It is usually performed as an ordered set of slow, elegant motions that promote balance through thoughtful consideration of movement and heightening of body awareness. Yoga
  3. Clinical Trial: Tai Chi and Mindfulness Training | National Multiple ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Research/Participate-in-Research-Studies/Participate-in-Clinical-Trials/Clinical-Trials/Clinical-Trial-Tai-Chi-and-Mindfulness-Training This is a community-based intervention study where participants will take a free eight-week course in either tai chi or mindfulness meditation, followed by two weeks of no practice. Data collection sessions will last 1.5 hours and will occur at the beginning, middle, and end of the study. To be eligible, participants must:
  4. Exercise and Physical Activity Recommendations for ALL People with MS ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/About-the-Society/News/Exercise-and-Physical-Activity-Recommendations-for Tai chi, virtual reality: Active gaming: People with MS whose walking is limited (people who fall, require mobility aids or assistance with transfers) Breathing→ Flexibility→ Upper extremities→ Lower extremities→ Core→: Spirometer Stretch upper/lower joints Arm cycling, weights Standing, walking w/ walker Abdominal muscle exercises ...
  5. AN ILLUSTRATED MANUAL - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/NationalMSSociety/media/MSNationalFiles/Brochures/Brochure-Stretching-for-People-with-MS.pdf Yoga and Tai Chi are examples of specific activities for balance and coordination that are beneficial when done properly. Can be done in 3 sets of 5 repetitions, as tolerated. Relaxation Relaxation is taking action to reduce physical and mental stress and tension.
  6. Exercise | National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Diet-Exercise-Healthy-Behaviors/Exercise Stay hydrated-cold water will help keep your body temperature low. Exercise in a cool room and if outside, exercise at cooler times during the day. Remember to stretch afterward. No pain no gain should not be your mantra. Start low and go slow. Consult a medical professional before starting a new exercise routine.
  7. SPASTICITY - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/NationalMSSociety/media/MSNationalFiles/Brochures/Clinical-Bulletin-Spasticity.pdf and tai chi may also be beneficial. Biofeedback may help with reducing the activity of muscle groups that should be relaxing during certain movements. • Strengthening: Reducing spasticity and strengthening weak muscle groups may be options to help with co-contraction problems. Strengthening may
 
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