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作者 Stokes, Barbara
書名 Arthritis : How to Stay Active and Relieve Your Pain
出版項 Boulder : Bull Publishing Company, 2007
國際標準書號 9781933503226 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (440 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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附註 Front Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- PART 1 Finding Out About Arthritis -- Chapter 1 What Is Arthritis and What Can I Expect from This Book? -- Chapter 2 What Are Joints and How Do They Work? -- Chapter 3 Is Arthritis One Disease or Several? -- Chapter 4 Where Can I Go For Help? -- Chapter 5 How Can Scientific Research Help Me Make Choices? -- Chapter 6 How Can Arthritis Medications Help Me? -- Chapter 7 How Can I Manage My Arthritis Pain? -- Chapter 8 How Can I Stay Well and Prevent Disability? -- Chapter 9 Why Should I Exercise? -- PART 2 Getting Healthy and Staying Well -- Chapter 10 Keeping Joints Mobile and Flexible -- Chapter 11 Building and Maintaining Your Muscle Strength -- Chapter 12 Improving Fitness and Endurance -- Chapter 13 Protecting Joints and Conserving Energy -- Chapter 14 Adjusting to the Emotional Impact of Arthritis -- Chapter 15 Enjoying Happy and Healthy Intimate Relationships -- Chapter 16 Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices -- Chapter 17 Exploring Options for Joint Surgery -- Chapter 18 Exercising Caution About Cures and Testimonials -- Epilogue -- Resources -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Addressing the growing number of individuals who suffer from this often debilitating ailment, this indispensable reference explains how to manage chronic or acute arthritis in straightforward language. Descriptions of the most common forms of arthritis and how they affect the body and its joints guide arthritis sufferers through the symptoms and show them how to manage their own treatment with the help of a health-care team. Self-management is emphasized and chapters cover topics such as pain management, working with health-care professionals, medication, exercise, surgery options, intimacy issues, emotional health, social interaction, and alternative treatments
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Stokes, Barbara Arthritis : How to Stay Active and Relieve Your Pain Boulder : Bull Publishing Company,c2007 9781933503035
主題 Arthritis -- Popular works
Electronic books
Alt Author Helewa, Antoine
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