Researchers at the Tufts Medical Center, led by Dr. Chenchen Wang, conducted a study of forty people in their sixties who had had osteoarthritis of the knee for about ten years. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease caused by the wearing down of a joint's cartilage over time. It causes chronic pain and reduced mobility. It's also the most common form of arthritis.
The Tai Chi group experienced...increased pain reduction, improved physical function, less depression and better overall health.