Arthritis Helpbook by Dr. Kate Lorig
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Arthritis Helpbook
By Dr. Kate Lorig

The Arthritis Helpbook

A Tested Self-management Program for Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia 6th Revised edition

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Arthritis Helpbook by Dr. Kate Lorig

Book 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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738210384
ISBN-10: 0738210382
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 187mm x 19mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions by Dr. Kate Lorig Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, Paperback (December 2012)

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Arthritis Helpbook by Dr. Kate Lorig Arthritis Helpbook, Paperback (January 2007)

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Living Well with HIV and AIDS by Dr. Kate Lorig Living Well with HIV and AIDS, Paperback (January 2005)

Addresses the emphasis on managing the side effects of HIV/AIDS such as lypodystrophy, redistribution of body fat, cardiac risks, and vulnerability to other ailments. This book is helpful for friends, family members, and others who make up the support network for anyone struggling with HIV/AIDS.

Back Pain Helpbook by Dr. Kate Lorig Back Pain Helpbook, Paperback (March 1999)

Derived from advice and information from two clinical trials, this back pain handbook includes a fitness and health program, mind-body methods to relax the back, strategies for combating chronic pain, recommendations for pain-relievers and tips for daily activities.

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Author Biography - Dr. Kate Lorig

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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