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TAI CHI AND BACK PAIN

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This post was written by LK who is a guest blogger on Taichi-daily.com As I continue working on fine-tuning my Yang style short form, I am experiencing mild but annoying pain in my lower back after each tai chi practice. To relieve the back pain, I was advised to “relax at the end of each movement and let go of unnecessary muscle tension”.  The big question is how to do it. We are often told to relax, but rarely are we taught any practical tips on how to accomplish it. Learning muscle relaxation as a general skill can transform our...

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TAI CHI AND LOWER BACK PAIN

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I have had lower back pains that seem to come and go since I was a teenager. Why all of a sudden do they seem to be disappearing. I believe that it is from practicing Tai Chi that I am now more aware of any tension in my body and how to dissipate it. Whenever I feel the tension in my lower back during my form it is because my waist has stopped moving. Keep your waist moving!

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