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

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Description


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

About 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738210384
ISBN-10: 0738210382
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: January 10th, 2006
Pages: 400
Language: English