Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis: The Scientifically Proven Program that Allows People with Arthritis to Take Charge of Their Disease

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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The New York Times bestselling author of Strong Women Eat Well and fellow Tufts University scientists present a simple plan that has been proven to reduce the pain and immobility caused by arthritis…

 

Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis shows the direct connection between a strength-training program you can do at home and the reduction—and even prevention—of arthritis symptoms. No other research study using an exercise program has ever showed the results that the Tufts study achieved: a 43% reduction in pain, a 44% improvement in physical function, and a 71% improvement in strength. This book offers all the tools you need—and more:

 

·         An exercise program designed specifically to protect the joints and relieve stiffness and soreness

·         A scientifically based eating plan to reduce inflammation and pain

·         A hands-on guide to the latest medications

·         The real story on complementary therapies—which ones work? Which ones don’t?

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Great information on controlling pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Diet and exercise information with supplement section to help you pick through what works and what doesn't. Great ... Read full review

Contents

Just What Is Arthritis?
13
The Science Behind the Program
31
The Beat Arthritis Exercise Program
83
Triggering Change
171
Choosing the Right Medications
191
The Ins and Outs of Joint
216
Complementary Approaches
227
The Beat Arthritis Workbook
248
Glossary
269
References
281
Index
289
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Lawrence Lindner, M.A., pens the monthly "Eating Right" column.

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