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Playing Through Arthritis

how to conquer pain and enjoy your favorite sports and activities


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ISBN
0071428836,
Language
English
Category
Subject Osteoarthritis -- Popular works.

Description

Expert advice from the arthritis specialist who keeps athletes in the game and at their best For every active person sidelined by the pain of arthritis, whether a would-be weekend softball champion or potential marathon runner, rheumatologist Dr. David Silver offers a game plan for getting back in the action. Dr. Silver is the clinical chief of rheumatology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and consultant to a roster of celebrities and athletes. Dr. Silver has developed a pain reduction program specifically designed for active people. In Playing Through Arthritis, he shares his plan for maintaining an athletic lifestyle by combining exercise, nutrition, the latest medications, and the best alternative therapies. Key features include: Unique focus on those among the 43 million arthritis sufferers who are physically active Targeted exercises to dramatically lessen pain and stiffness in specific joints Expert medical advice on nutrition, medications, and alternative therapies