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Arthritis By James F. Fries

Arthritis by James F. Fries

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A fully revised and updated edition of the comprehensive and authoritative guide to understanding and overcoming arthritis. Illustrations.

Arthritis Summary

Arthritis: A Take Care of Yourself Health Guide by James F. Fries

In this completely updated edition of Arthritis, Dr. Fries draws on new research to recommend exercises and new pain medications for both arthritis and fibromyalgia. Readers can find the best route to pain relief with easy-to-use decision charts. This thorough guidebook has been recommended by The Arthritis Foundation as a reference for its trainers.Arthritis is a Take Care of Yourself Health Guide(TM) on the model of Take Care of Yourself, America's bestselling medical guide and the only one that studies have shown to reduce doctor visits. With the ongoing debate over health care, more and more readers want to manage their own health and cut costs through medical self-care. These books are the best proven sources of practical information and advice.

About James F. Fries

James F. Fries, M.D., is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

Understanding Your Arthritis * Defeating Arthritis * What Kind of Arthritis Do You Have? * Synovitis * Attachment Arthritis * Crystal Arthritis * Infections * Cartilage Degeneration * Muscle Inflammation * Local Conditions * General Conditions * The Connective-Tissue Diseases * Osteoporosis Managing Your Arthritis * Treatment Begins at Home * The Drug Scene: Medicines to Reduce Pain and Inflammation * Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) * Painkillers and Other Approaches * What About Surgery? * Understanding Those Tests * Duck That Quack * Saving Money Safely * Preventing Arthritis Solving Problems With Arthritis * General Problems * Problems With Pain * Problems Usually Caused by Medications * Problems Getting Around * Other Problems Appendixes

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Arthritis: A Take Care of Yourself Health Guide by James F. Fries
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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