What it's used for
Balance: Movement therapies teach balance and control. For example, tai chi has been shown to decrease the risk of falling and improve coordination, especially in older adults.
Pain relief: Many exercise and movement programs help with issues like back pain, and may prevent pain from returning.
Overall health: When done properly, movement programs can improve mood, strength, flexibility, and endurance.
Check out movement classes and programs such as yoga, tai chi, qi gong, and Feldenkrais, at a Kaiser Permanente location in your area.