All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries by Irwin Siegel, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries

All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries

by Irwin Siegel
     
 

From the acclaimed author of All About Bone and All About Muscle, All About Joints tells you everything you might want to know about your joints, how they work, how they can be injured, illnesses to which they are prone, and how to keep them healthy. The book is written for the intelligent reader who wants to better understand normal

Overview

From the acclaimed author of All About Bone and All About Muscle, All About Joints tells you everything you might want to know about your joints, how they work, how they can be injured, illnesses to which they are prone, and how to keep them healthy. The book is written for the intelligent reader who wants to better understand normal functioning of the musculoskeletal system and the injuries and ailments to which it is subject. It covers practical matters such as proper exercise and sports, the prevention and treatment of injury, arthritis and other ailments that affect our joints, and much more. Tables of instructional materials, illustrations, and numerous diagrams help readers understand the text. A list of books for suggested further reading and a handy glossary are included.

All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries will teach readers how to keep their joints healthy and strong. Between its covers, readers will find everything they need to know in order to to understand their joints, how they work, and how to keep them in top form.

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Editorial Reviews

Written for the general reader, this book describes how joints work, how to keep them healthy, how injuries occur, and illnesses that can affect them. Special attention is given to exercise and sports, the prevention and treatment of injuries, diet, and arthritis. Each major joint is discussed. Drawings illustrate the anatomy of joints, exercises and stretches, and comfortable sexual positions for those who have been injured. Siegel teaches at Rush-Presbyterian, St. Luke's Medical Center. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888799569
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Along with teaching at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Irwin M. Siegel focuses his practice on the orthopaedic management of neuromuscular disease. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subject of muscular dystrophy and is a national vice-president and medical consultant for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.

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