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Heal Your Hips: How to Prevent Hip Surgery— And What to Do If You Need It

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The first comprehensive guide to hip health Avoid injury, prevent deterioration, work out in water and on land, and understand the entire range of surgical options Once considered a natural consequence of aging, hip disorders can be reduced or eliminated altogether by innovative exercise regimens. Heal Your Hips explores an unprecedented range of preventive options you can take today to avoid hip injury and improve your hip health--including wonderful water and land exercises and intensive stretching. Numerous illustrations help you understand the structure and function of your hips, and dozens of photographs clearly demonstrate how to do the exercises. If indeed hip surgery is in your future, Heal Your Hips provides vital new information on several little-known, minimally invasive forms of surgery as well as straightforward coverage of traditional ""replacement"" surgery. You'll learn what to expect with hip surgery--from preparing for the procedure to the day of the operation to returning home and recovering with physical therapy. The practical and long-overdue guidance in Heal Your Hips will be a revelation for the millions enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. Whether you or your loved ones are considering hip surgery or have yet to seek medical help, turn first to the indispensable expertise in this optimistic and accessible resource.

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This text stresses preventative care as well as surgical options, and aims to give the average consumer important information on how to keep the hips in good working order. It covers traditional replacement surgery should that be necessary, and provides details on less radical forms of surgery.

Synopsis:

The first comprehensive guide to hip health Avoid injury, prevent deterioration, work out in water and on land, and understand the entire range of surgical options Once considered a natural consequence of aging, hip disorders can be reduced or eliminated altogether by innovative exercise regimens. Heal Your Hips explores an unprecedented range of preventive options you can take today to avoid hip injury and improve your hip health--including wonderful water and land exercises and intensive stretching. Numerous illustrations help you understand the structure and function of your hips, and dozens of photographs clearly demonstrate how to do the exercises. If indeed hip surgery is in your future, Heal Your Hips provides vital new information on several little-known, minimally invasive forms of surgery as well as straightforward coverage of traditional "replacement" surgery. You'll learn what to expect with hip surgery--from preparing for the procedure to the day of the operation to returning home and recovering with physical therapy. The practical and long-overdue guidance in Heal Your Hips will be a revelation for the millions enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. Whether you or your loved ones are considering hip surgery or have yet to seek medical help, turn first to the indispensable expertise in this optimistic and accessible resource.

About the Author

ROBERT KLAPPER, M.D., is Medical Director of Cedars-Sinai Orthopedic Associates and a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California. He is the founder of the Sports Medicine Information Network and a consultant for NBC's ER. LYNDA HUEY, a former sprinter and UCLA track coach, is the founder of both Huey's Athletic Network and Total Aquatic Rehab, specializing in water rehabilitation and training programs. Among her clients have been Wilt Chamberlain, Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Cybill Shepherd.

Table of Contents

Ten Minutes in Water, Ten Minutes on Land.

Healthy and Unhealthy Hips.

The Right Diagnosis: Doing Your Part.

X Rays, CT Scans, and MRIs with David Rubenstein, M.D.

The Right Treatment: Doing Your Part.

Getting Started in the Pool.

A Pool Program for Hip Patients.

The Transition from Pool to Land with Mike Shapow, P.T.

A Land Program for Hip Patients with Mike Shapow, P.T.

Nonsurgical and Surgical Solutions.

Hip Arthroscopy.

Hip Implant Surgery.

In and Out of the Hospital.

Glossary.

Appendix.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471249979
Author:
Klapper, Robert
Author:
Huey, Lynda
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Surgery
Subject:
Physical Impairments
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Healing
Subject:
Hip joint
Subject:
Hip joint -- Surgery -- Popular works.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Hip joint -- Surgery.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Disability
Subject:
Consumer Health General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
June 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , This text stresses preventative care as well as surgical options, and aims to give the average consumer important information on how to keep the hips in good working order. It covers traditional replacement surgery should that be necessary, and provides details on less radical forms of surgery.
"Synopsis" by , The first comprehensive guide to hip health Avoid injury, prevent deterioration, work out in water and on land, and understand the entire range of surgical options Once considered a natural consequence of aging, hip disorders can be reduced or eliminated altogether by innovative exercise regimens. Heal Your Hips explores an unprecedented range of preventive options you can take today to avoid hip injury and improve your hip health--including wonderful water and land exercises and intensive stretching. Numerous illustrations help you understand the structure and function of your hips, and dozens of photographs clearly demonstrate how to do the exercises. If indeed hip surgery is in your future, Heal Your Hips provides vital new information on several little-known, minimally invasive forms of surgery as well as straightforward coverage of traditional "replacement" surgery. You'll learn what to expect with hip surgery--from preparing for the procedure to the day of the operation to returning home and recovering with physical therapy. The practical and long-overdue guidance in Heal Your Hips will be a revelation for the millions enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. Whether you or your loved ones are considering hip surgery or have yet to seek medical help, turn first to the indispensable expertise in this optimistic and accessible resource.
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