“We have an aging workforce, and the people who used to stumble now fall because many of them have had sedentary jobs. Their jobs have forced them to sit. And then, what used to be a stumble, becomes a fall.”
-Dr. Matt Jeffs
Matt Jeffs, DPT is an award-winning Doctor of Physical Therapy and Qi Gong/ Tai Chi instructor. In his Bone Strong Qi Gong class, he blends ancient martial arts with modern practical science to help people build stability, strength, and a sense of calm.
Dr. Jeffs has successfully rehabilitated over 25,000 individuals in the clinical setting and he’s a sought-after lecturer at multiple universities and for global governments and speaks internationally at worldwide conferences, professional associations, trade groups, private companies and executive summits.
In this episode, Dr. Jeffs discusses the benefits of Qi Gong for improving bone and overall health. In addition, he talks about his success in combining both eastern and western medicine in the Qi Gong he teaches and practices.
[03:45] How Tai Chi helps the body
[10:30] What is PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)?
[16:12] The importance of alignment in Tai Chi
[20:16] Bodily improvements with Tai Chi
[42:58] Our upcoming Qi Gong Class!
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.