The Arthritis Helpbook

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Da Capo Press, Mar 23, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 367 pages
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Offering a practical program to help people with arthritis and fibromyalgia manage their conditions, The Arthritis Helpbook provides techniques proven to reduce pain and increase dexterity, helping sufferers to regain control of their lives. Along with complete information on all over-the-counter and prescription arthritis medicines, The Arthritis Helpbook shows readers how to exercise for both flexibility and aerobic fitness and how to build a calcium-rich diet, thus maintaining their all-around health.Completely revised and updated with new illustrations and photographs, The Arthritis Helpbook , the basis of the Arthritis Foundation's popular self-management courses, remains the best guide for all people coping with joint pain.

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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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