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The Arthritis Helpbook: A Tested Self-Management Program for Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia
     

The Arthritis Helpbook: A Tested Self-Management Program for Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

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by Kate Lorig, James Fries, James F. Fries
 

The Arthritis Helpbook is the world's leading guide to coping with joint pain, and has been used by more than 600,000 readers over its twenty years in print. It succeeds because of its tested advice, its hundreds of useful hints, and its emphasis on self-management-helping people with arthritis and fibromyalgia to achieve their own health goals. Chapters

Overview


The Arthritis Helpbook is the world's leading guide to coping with joint pain, and has been used by more than 600,000 readers over its twenty years in print. It succeeds because of its tested advice, its hundreds of useful hints, and its emphasis on self-management-helping people with arthritis and fibromyalgia to achieve their own health goals. Chapters allow readers to: Learn proven techniques to reduce pain and increase dexterity Build a calcium-rich diet and maintain a healthy weight Design an exercise program that matches their needs Find tips and gadgets that solve common problems, big and small Overcome fatigue, depression, and other troubling feelings associated with these health issues Learn about all available arthritis medications and surgeries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738210384
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
580,447
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author


Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H., directs the Arthritis Self-Management Patient Education Project at the Stanford University Arthritis Center. James F. Fries, M.D., is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University.

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