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The Arthritis Action Program: An Integrated Plan of Traditional and Complementary Therapies

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Start Your Own Arhritis Action Program Today

If you suffer from the aches and pains of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or related conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome or Lyme disease, this book will give you the latest information on managing and minimizing symptoms — with results your grandma never dreamed of! Although no "cure" exists yet for arthritis, today's breakthrough therapies, innovative medications, and complementary treatments have the potential to banish forever the image of arthritis as a devastating and untreatable disease.

Included in The Arthritis Action Program

  • New medications, including COX-2 inhibitors and TNF blockers, to control pain and inflammation
  • Exercises to increase range of movement, improve balance, and minimize stiffness
  • Tips on how to protect joints
  • Techniques for stress reduction
  • Breakthroughs in surgery
  • Questions to ask your doctor
  • Periodic updates on our special Web site

Synopsis:

This eye-opening, multifaceted approach to fighting arthritis includes leading-edge information on exercise, alternative medicine, diet, and medications.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Chapter "1 Arthritis: You Can Do Something About It

Chapter "2 Why Good Joints Go Bad

Chapter "3 Protecting Yourself

Chapter "4 Getting Help

Chapter "5 Treating Pain and Inflammation

Chapter "6 Taking Charge of Osteoarthritis

Chapter "7 Taking Charge of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chapter "8 Taking Charge of Other Types of Arthritis

Chapter "9 Coping with Conditions that Mimic Arthritis

Chapter 10 The Essential Adjuncts — Physical and Occupational Therapy

Chapter 11 Complementary Therapies

Chapter 12 Living with Arthritis

Chapter 13 The Miracles of Surgery

Chapter 14 Putting It All Together

Appendix A Organizations that Can ProvideMore Information

Appendix B For Further Reading or More Information

Illustrations and Tables Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684868035
Subtitle:
An Integrated Plan of Traditional and Complementary Therapies
Author:
Weinblatt, Michael E.
Author:
Harvard, Medical shool
Author:
Weinblatt, Dr Michael E.
Author:
Harvard Medical School
Publisher:
Free Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Physical Impairments
Subject:
Diseases - Arthritis
Subject:
Arthritis
Subject:
Diseases - Musculoskeletal
Subject:
Alternative treatment
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Edition Number:
1st Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
107-87
Publication Date:
20011204
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.4375 x 5.5 in 16.1 oz

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