The Arthritis Helpbook

The Arthritis Helpbook

A Tested Self-management Program for Coping With Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Outlines exercises, pain management techniques, nutrition, and ways of beating everyday problems such as opening jars and carrying suitcases.

Perseus Publishing
For more than 20 years the leading guide to self-management for people with arthritis—more than 500,000 copies in print.

Offering a practical program to help people with arthritis and fibromyalgia manage their conditions, The Arthritis Helpbook provides techniques proven to reduce pain and increase dexterity, helping sufferers to regain control of their lives. Along with complete information on all over-the-counter and prescription arthritis medicines, The Arthritis Helpbook shows readers how to exercise for both flexibility and aerobic fitness and how to build a calcium-rich diet, thus maintaining their all-around health.Completely revised and updated with new illustrations and photographs, The Arthritis Helpbook, the basis of the Arthritis Foundation’s popular self-management courses, remains the best guide for all people coping with joint pain.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus Books, c2006
Edition: Sixth edition
ISBN: 9780738202242
Branch Call Number: 616.722 Lor
Characteristics: xiii, 386 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Fries, James F.


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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FB 400 L 2006

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