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Playing Through Arthritis: How to Conquer Pain and Enjoy Your Favorite Sports and Activitiesby David S. Silver
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"Playing Through Arthritis is a great book because it keeps you moving to help you feel your very best."
--Denise Austin, host of "Fit and Lite" on Lifetime and bestselling fitness author
"Dr. Silver clears up misconceptions about arthritis and chronic pain and guides the reader toward mastery, activity, and superior quality of life. A must-read for anyone grappling with the challenges of arthritis."
--Jonathan Kellerman, Ph.D., novelist and clinical professor, USC School of Medicine
"For those of us who embrace life joyfully, developing arthritis can be a devastating experience. In Dr. Silver's book, we can find the path to health."
--Martha I. Lara, Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Osteoarthritis, by far the most common type of arthritis, can affect any joint in the body, causing pain, stiffness, enlargement of joints, and swelling. Over half the people afflicted with this ailment don't seek medical treatment because they believe the pain is inevitable. However, contrary to popular belief, you can overcome effects of arthritis and stay involved in the activities you love.
In Playing Through Arthritis, David Silver, M.D., offers you his comprehensive lifestyle plan to help you work through and combat arthritis. He shows you how to
The battle against arthritis is far from hopeless. Discover how you can conquer pain and stiffness and live a fulfilling and active life!
Key features include: unique focus on those among the 43 million arthritis sufferers who are physically active; targeted exercises to dramatically lessen pain and stiffness in specific joints; and expert medical advice on nutrition, medications, and alternative therapies.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-179) and index.
About the Author
David S. Silver, M.D. is the clinical chief of rheumatology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCLA. He also directs the Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
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