Water Exercises for Fibromyalgia: The Gentle Way to Relax and Reduce Pain

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Idyll Arbor, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 285 pages
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The book is richly illustrated so you can see all of the elements that go into a water exercise program: * equipment * warm-ups * stretching * aerobic exercises * strength exercises * balance exercises * exercises focusing on the abdominals * neck exercises * cool downs Also included is a wealth of up-to-date information on medications, vitamins and minerals, herbs, diet, and nutrition, and working with an exercise companion.

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Great book!!

User Review  - sherriannm - Overstock.com

This is a wonderful book for learning exercises to relieve pain from fibromyalgia. The price was great when compared to most bookstores and websites that I visited. My only criticism is that the pictures are in black and white but they are good enough to see clearly. Read full review

Water Exercises for Fibromyalgia

User Review  - sandieminton - Overstock.com

It had alot of good ideas. Plus I like that it helps you to understand how to eat also. I wish the pictures were in color. But I cant have everything. Buy the book it really helps. Read full review

Contents

Exercise with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia
17
Equipment
41
WarmUps
55
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activity acupressure Acupuncture aerobic exercise alternative alternative medicine amino acid ankle antidepressants arachidonic acid Aspirin balance barbell bladder cancer blood blood vessels body bones Breast Stroke buttocks calf muscle calories carbohydrates cardiovascular cartilage chest deep water Chest Flys circle collagen companion connective tissue COX-2 inhibitors Cross Country Ski cyclobenzaprine cyclooxygenase disease DMARDs doxepin drugs DSHEA dumbbells eight to ten elbow endorphins enzyme erector spinae exercise helps exercise program exercise strengthens fats feet fibromyalgia Figure fingers flexibility exercise flexion Flutter Kicks foot front gliding joint glucagon glucosamine Hamstring hands heart rate hinge joints Hold the stretch homocysteine However hydrostatic pressure immune system increase inflammation irritable bowel syndrome Isometric exercises Jogging Belt joint keep knee Knee Lifts left leg Leg Scissor lift Maprotiline methotrexate Milnacipran move movement muscle atrophy muscles non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs noodle nortriptyline NSAIDs osteoarthritis osteoporosis paddles pain palms paroxetine pelvis person with fibromyalgia physical therapist pool floor pool ledge pool wall position posture pramipexole proprioception prostaglandins protein Quadriceps range of motion Raynaud's phenomenon relax resistance Rheumatism rheumatoid arthritis rheumatoid factor Rheumatology right leg rotate saturated fat serotonin sertraline shoulder width apart side six to ten sleep SSRI Stand in chest Stand in waist Start Straight Leg strength training supine position swing symptoms synovial synovial fluid Synovial joints synovium target heart rate Temazepam ten repetitions tender points therapy thigh tissue torso towards three sets trazodone treatment triceps Tryptophan unsaturated fat Upper Arm VO2 max waist to chest Walking warm-up Water Cycle water exercise water gloves Water Jog water weights white blood cell whole grains wrist zolpidem

About the author (2006)

Ann Rosenstein has been a water and land fitness instructor since 1989 with certification from the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), Aerobics and Fitness Association (AFAA), LIFT, Schwinn Cycling, and the Physicalmind Institute. Besides authoring Water Exercises for Fibromyalgia, Ann has written Water Exercises for Parkinson's and is currently completing two other water exercise books.

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