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Author Lorig, Kate.

Title The arthritis helpbook : a tested self-management program for coping with arthritis and fibromyalgia / Kate Lorig, James F. Fries
Edition Fifth edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; [Great Britain] : Perseus, [2000]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  616.722 Lor/Aha 2000  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Arthritis: what is it? -- Rheumatoid arthritis : inflamed joints -- Osteoarthritis : worn cartilage -- Osteoporosis : brittle bones -- Fibromyalgia : chronic pain and fatigue -- Other nagging pains -- Becoming an arthritis self-manager -- Outsmarting arthritis -- Self-helpers : 100+ hints and aids -- Exercise for fitness and better living -- Flexibility exercises -- Strengthening exercises -- Aerobic activities -- Healthy eating -- Pain management -- Getting a good night's sleep -- Depression, fatigue, and other symptoms -- Feelings and communication -- Working with your doctor : a joint venture -- The drug scene : medicines to reduce pain and inflammation -- Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) -- Painkillers and other approaches to reduce pain -- What about surgery?
Summary Outlines exercises, pain management techniques, nutrition, and ways of beating everyday problems such as opening jars and carrying suitcases
Notes Previous ed.: 1995
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Fibromyalgia -- Popular works.
Arthritis -- Popular works.
Self-care, Health.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Popular works.
Author Fries, James F.
LC no. 99069777
ISBN 073820224X paperback
073820224X paperback