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Arthritis : what works

Author: Dava Sobel; Arthur C Klein
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Nutrition. Brand-name, over-the-counter medications. Prescription drugs. Surgery. Experimental treatments. Alternative therapies. Self-help techniques."
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel; Arthur C Klein
ISBN: 0312032897 9780312032890
OCLC Number: 19815472
Description: xvi, 475 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Section I: New findings and a new source of help --
You have good reasons to be hopeful --
These people can help you --
Section II: How to get significantly better results from professional care --
Medical doctors: which ones to see, which ones to avoid --
Non-M.D. practitioners: which ones get the best results --
Section III: The value of orthodox treatments for arthritis --
Rating and comparing the major prescription drugs: the first across-the-board evaluation of arthritis medications --
Over-the-counter drugs: from the miraculous to the preposterous --
Surgery for arthritis: a surprisingly successful solution --
Eleven effective extra treatments for reducing arthritis pain --
Section IV: What you need to know about unconventional treatments for arthritis --
An uncensored look at arthritis "quackery" from copper bracelets to stinging bees --
Three widely used unconventional treatments for arthritis: what is their value? --
Experimental treatments: which ones hold real promise? --
Section V: Nutrition and arthritis --
A revolution in medical thinking about nutrition --
Expert, experienced advice about nutrition and arthritis --
The arthritis survey (TM) diet and thirty-day meal plan --
How and when to supplement your diet with vitamins and minerals --
Section VI: How the collective wisdom of survey participants can help you on a daily basis --
How and why to build a positive outlook in spite of arthritis --
The twenty-five top-rated techniques for fast pain relief: at-home treatments you can use to enhance your overall care --
The best fitness exercises for people with arthritis --
Where does it hurt? Survey participants' advice for spot relief from head to toe --
How to make your environment more comfortable --
How to go about your everyday activities with minimum pain and maximum ease.
Responsibility: Dava Sobel and Arthur C. Klein.

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"Nutrition. Brand-name, over-the-counter medications. Prescription drugs. Surgery. Experimental treatments. Alternative therapies. Self-help techniques."

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