Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

Tai Chi for Arthritis for Falls Prevention

Location: Nova Scotia Community College - Waterfront Campus

Dates: Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 2017

Course Sponsor/Host: Atlantic Tai Chi Association/Tai Chi 4 Health School
Location: Nova Scotia Community College - Waterfront Campus
Registration Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Registration Fees: $350.00 with early bird iof $325.00 if paid pay August 30, 2017

Description:

This workshop will provide information on how to use this gentle, relaxing exercise program to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls and how to teach the program to others. It includes warm up and cool down exercices, teaching methods, knowledge about arthritis and causes of falls, and how to teach the program safely. The program is based on the Sun style of Tai Chi and is easy to learn, effective and safe. There has been over 260 separate research studies which have shown to improve flexibility, muscle strength, increase heart/lung activity, align posture, improve balance and integrate mind and body. This program has beem recommended by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention as a means to reduce falls. It is suitable for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and other health professions.

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