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The Complete Guide to Healing Arthritis

Deborah Mitchell

St. Martin's Paperbacks

·         The most comprehensive, up-to-date information available on Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Gout

·         A-to-Z lists of prescription medications, herbal remedies, natural supplements, surgical treatments, physical therapies, and alternative options

·         Proven techniques for relieving muscle and joint pain—stretching exercises, aerobics, Tai Chi, yoga, strength training, occupational therapy, and more

·         Alternative/complimentary therapies—acupuncture, acupressure, chiropractic, electrical stimulation, hypnosis, low level laser, and more

·         Essential advice on joint replacement, surgical options, health care providers, causes and risk factors, work disability, pregnancy, sex, and other key issues

·         Plus a complete, easy-to-follow program of diet and exercise that will help relieve your pain and restore your quality of life

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CHAPTER ONE
 
Arthritis: An Introduction
 
Perhaps you shrugged it off the first few times you experienced it: an uncomfortable feeling in your knee, the lingering pain in your lower back when you got up in the morning, the slight change in flexibility in your hands. Maybe you have begun needing help opening jars. The stairs may be a bit more painful to climb. You hear a grating or popping sound in your lower back when you move a certain way. And the most unsettling part for you is that these symptoms are not going away. That’s when it may have occurred to you: “I
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  • Deborah Mitchell

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    Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including the Healthy Home Library’s 52 Foods and Supplements for a Healthy Heart, 25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About, A Woman’s Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements, The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing, The Concise Encyclopedia of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health, How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer’s, and The Complete Guide to Healing Fibromyalgia. Her other titles include The Wonder of Probiotics (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), Foods That Combat Aging, Your Ideal Supplement Plan in Three Easy Steps, and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Back Pain (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.).

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Deborah Mitchell

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