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

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

by Brian Halpern, Jane Brody
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

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 by Brian Halpern, M.D. will show you how to take care of your knees. You'll learn what to do if you sustain an injury, how to

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 by Brian Halpern, M.D. 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.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609612931
Publisher:
Rodale
Publication date:
10/17/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
688,228
File size:
3 MB

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.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >