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For those who suffer from aches, pains, and creaky joints, this handy reference shows how to keep the body's skeleton young and healthy. Including a series of stretches, this guide explores how muscles, joints, and bones work, how and why they wear and tear, and how to combat stiffness and pain. Treatments focus on the lower back, thoracic spine, neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, ankles, and feet. Further advice teaches the warning signs of imminent joint problems, immediate action necessary for restoring mobility, and how to break the bad habits of a sedentary lifestyle. Extensive diagrams of the body and how-to illustrations of exercises encourage patients to actively manage their pain. A daily 30-minute strengthening regime is also outlined for continued movement and flexibility.

About the Author

Sarah Key is the author of Back in Action and Back Sufferer's Bible. She is the official physiotherapist to Britain's Royal Family, for which she was made a Member of the Victorian Order in 2001. Her private practice treats back-pain sufferers and trains medical professionals in back care.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781741141184
Author:
Key, Sarah
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Australia
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Stretching exercises
Subject:
Diseases - Musculoskeletal
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
6 x 9 x 0.62 in 0.5 lb

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