VHA Pain Management
Complementary Treatments > Home Practice – Yoga/TaiChi
Yoga is a way of life that incorporates mind, body, and a spiritual approach. Yoga’s use of stretching, breathing, and meditation has been therapeutic in the treatment of various chronic pain conditions.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Guided - Audio Meditation Series
Videos are located - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_.
Tai Chi is an exercise therapy involving slow, continuous, fluid body movements combined with breathing and relaxation techniques. You can learn this gentle Mindfulness Practice to get fit, improve your balance, and decrease chronic pain.
|- Veterans Tai Chi for Pain and Stress||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqkQqcSK1TY&feature=youtu.be
Introduction to Tai Chi
Meet your Veteran Tai Chi Instructors 1:35
Introduction to Tai Chi Breathing and Moves 3:20
Putting the Moves Together 16:30
Move Modifications (seated and advanced) 38:50
Full 24 form Tai Chi 1:11:10
Interviews with your Veteran Instructors 1:15:30
|- Intro to Tai Chi for Veterans||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyIY_GBhxsk|
− Yoga/Tai Chi - webpage
− Physical Activity - Physical Therapy & Chair Exercises - webpage
− Acupressure - webpage
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