Knee Crisis Handbook: Understanding Pain, Preventing Trauma, Recovering from Injury, and Building Healthy Knees for Life

Overview

Ever sustained a knee injury? Want to prevent one? Whether you're young and actively involved in sports, an enthusiastic weekend warrior, or someone who's simply getting older and whose body is changing, The Knee Crisis Handbook will show you how to take care of your knees. You'll learn what to do if you sustain an injury, how to prevent a repeat injury, and how to help yourself avoid injury in the first place.

"Dr. Halpern has authored the state-of-the-art text for understanding everything about the knee. It ...

See more details below
Paperback
$14.22
BN.com price
(Save 24%)$18.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (43) from $1.99   
  • New (12) from $6.99   
  • Used (31) from $1.99   
Knee Crisis Handbook: Understanding Pain, Preventing Trauma, Recovering from Injury, and Building Healthy Knees for Life

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 30%)$14.99 List Price

Overview

Ever sustained a knee injury? Want to prevent one? Whether you're young and actively involved in sports, an enthusiastic weekend warrior, or someone who's simply getting older and whose body is changing, The Knee Crisis Handbook will show you how to take care of your knees. You'll learn what to do if you sustain an injury, how to prevent a repeat injury, and how to help yourself avoid injury in the first place.

"Dr. Halpern has authored the state-of-the-art text for understanding everything about the knee. It might just save you a visit to the emergency room."—E. Lee Rice, D.O., San Diego Sports Medicine

Inside you'll find:

* Sport-specific knee injury prevention tips

* Advice on caring for your knees when you're young, older, or even pregnant

* What to look for when choosing a physician and physical therapist

* Treatment options, including acupuncture and other complementary medicine therapies

* Medications: what you should and shouldn't take

* What you can expect from surgery and recovery

* How to avoid surgery

* Complete exercise programs

"This book is all about plain talk and advice. This is what the physician should be telling you but doesn't have either the time or the inclination to do so. This is not a book of conjecture, just plain, practical tips based upon scientific evidence."—Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., AUL professor of preventive health medicine, chair of the department of family medicine, and director of the Center for Sports Medicine at Indiana University

With physical therapy strategies by Marty Jaramillo, P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., and complementary medicine strategies by Robert Abramson, M.D.

Dr. Brian Halpern is a board-certified sports medicine physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He is a former associate team physician for the New York Mets and the nation's first nonsurgical sports medicine fellowship-trained physician.

Laura Tucker is the coauthor of several health and medical books. She lives with her husband and daughter in Brooklyn, New York.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Dr. Halpern has authored the state-of-the-art text for understanding everything about the knee. It might just save you a visit to the emergency room."—E. Lee Rice, D.O., San Diego Sports Medicine

"This book is all about plain talk and advice. This is what the physician should be telling you but doesn't have either the time or the inclination to do so. This is not a book of conjecture, just plain, practical tips based upon scientific evidence."—Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., M.S., AUL professor of preventive health medicine, chair of the department of family medicine, and director of the Center for Sports Medicine at Indiana University

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579548711
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/17/2003
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 780,698
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Brian Halpern is a board-certified sports medicine physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He is a former associate team physician for the New York Mets and the nation's first nonsurgical sports medicine fellowship-trained physician.

Laura Tucker is the coauthor of several health and medical books. She lives with her husband and daughter in Brooklyn, New York.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 5 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2012

    Only have a sample

    The sample was really great. I got a knee injury today and i looked up books on knee inkuries and this is really helpful even if i don't have the whole book

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2004

    Excellent Book

    I have had many knee problems in the past and I have done extensive research regarding these problems. This is the first book that I have really got any use out of. It is now my main source of research and that is all thanks to Dr. Halperns brilliant writing.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2003

    everything you need to know about the knee

    great book on treatment and prevention of any problem with the knee

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2003

    My knees have never been better!!

    The body doesn't come with a handbook, but Dr. Halpern makes keeping your knees healthy common sense. There isn't any reason to keep suffering read the book, and change your life!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2003

    Knee problems for layman

    Comprehensive and thoroughly understandable review of knee problems encountered in daily life and what to do about them.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 5 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)