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From the acclaimed author of All About Boneand All About Muscle, All About Joints tells you everything you might want to know about your joints, how they work, how they can be injured, illnesses to which they are prone, and how to keep them healthy. The book is written for the intelligent reader who wants to better understand normal functioning of the musculoskeletal system and the injuries and ailments to which it is subject. It covers practical matters such as proper exercise and sports, the prevention and treatment of injury, arthritis and other ailments that affect our joints, and much more. Tables of instructional materials, illustrations, and numerous diagrams help readers understand the text. A list of books for suggested further reading and a handy glossary are included. All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries will teach readers how to keep their joints healthy and strong. Between its covers, readers will find everything they need to know in order to to understand their joints, how they work, and how to keep them in top form. ;Joints By and Large; Arthritis; Exercise; The Hip; The Knee; The Ankle; The Foot; The Neck; The Spine; The Shoulder; The Elbow; The Wrist and Hand; What About the Future; Summary; A 12-Question Quiz to See If You Know All About Joints; Glossary; Suggestions for Further Reading.;"Three titles from Dr. Irwin M. Siegel cover the orthopedic bases: "All About Bone," "All About Joints," and "All About Muscle." The books have information both serious and weekend athletes can use to avoid or deal with injury and to maintain strength." -- Associated Press"...it is truly a beneficial guide for anyone who wants to learn more about arthritis and any other joint disorder." -- CARE Magazine"Any who want to understand the normal functioning of the joints and treatments of common ailments and injuries will find All About Joints to be an excellent, 'reader friendly' basic coverage which combines an understanding of anatomy with insights on the latest treatments. Diagnosis and prevention are also included in this fine and very highly recommended survey." -- The Midwest Book Review
Published: Demos Health on
ISBN: 9781888799569
List price: $19.95
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