Heal Neck, Shoulder, and Back Pain with Easy Chair Qigong
Heal Neck, Shoulder, and Back Pain with Easy Chair Qigong. Dr. Zhuang Yuan Ming from Shanghai developed a series of exercises more than 30 years ago designed to prevent and address pains in the neck, shoulders, arms, back, hips, legs, and feet.
While hard to believe, the medical costs spent on trying to treat neck and back pain annually, just in the U.S., is truly $86 billion. Additional facts about neck pain include: 5% of neck pain sufferers may become disabled, 70% of the people in the world will experience neck pain, 30% of neck pain patients will develop chronic neck pain, Neck pain is the 4th leading cause of disability-adjusted life years.
This version on the movements follows the researched pattern with modifications for being seated. It is also the style I used to do in the parks in Shanghai, where the exercises were first developed in the 1970s. You will find variations other places on the Internet. You can do the form that is best for you and motivates you to practice at least 4-5 days a week. Lian Gong Shi Ba Fa 18 Essential Daily Exercises.
Breathing | 0:00
Turn the neck | 3:58
Draw a bow on both sides | 6:29
Stretch the arms | 8:15
Expand the chest | 9:39
Spread wings for flight | 11:44
Side bends | 14:00
Support the sky with one arm | 17:44
Patting the lower joints | 19:10
Turn trunk and push palm | 21:00
Stretch arms and bend trunk | 24:00
Modified bow pose | 26:38
Press palms on feet | 29:00
Massaging the knees | 32:00
Leaning the body | 34:40
Modified fold and squat | 37:23
Hold knee in front of chest | 39:00
Center your Qi | 41:50