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Research Article

Therapeutic Effects of Tai Chi in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Table 1

Weekly content of the Tai Chi exercise program.

WeekTai Chi exercise

Week 1Orientation,
basic stretching

Week 2Abdominal breathing,
neck and shoulder movement exercise

Week 3Abdominal breathing,
trunk, hip, knee, and ankle movement exercise

Week 4Abdominal breathing,
summary of TTC warm up,

Week 5Abdominal breathing
T1. Commencing movement
T2. Opening and closing hands
T3. Single whip

Week 6Abdominal breathing
T4. Waving hands in the cloud
T5. Closing movement

Week 7Abdominal breathing
Review and practice

Week 8Abdominal breathing
T6. Brush knee
T7. Playing lute

Week 9Abdominal breathing
T8. Perry and punch

Week 10Abdominal breathing
T9. Block
T10. Opening and closing

Week 11Review and practice

Week 12Review and practice

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