Say Goodbye To Knee Pain

November 27, 2007|
Say Goodbye To Knee Pain by Marian Betancourt
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Going beyond quick fixes, and let a leading orthopedic surgeon show you how to stop damaging and start saving your knees, the body's hardest-working and most complex joint.

Why do your knees hurt?

What can you do about it?

Once you understand the source of your pain, whether from sports or overuse injuries, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, heredity, or a host of other causes—then you can choose the best up-to-the-minute treatments that are right for you. You'll learn everything you need to know about:

• Getting the right diagnosis

• Differences between men's and women's knees

• Treating the athlete's knee

• Simple exercises to reduce pain

• Medication

• Physical therapy

• Complementary and alternative remedies

• Arthroscopy and other surgical options

• Knee replacement

...and much more. You'll also find everyday wisdom for protecting your knees from wear and tear, and practical advice on lifestyle changes that can turn back the clock on your knee pain.
Introduction PART I The Basics: How Your Knees Work and Why They Hurt Chapter 1 Anatomy of the Knee: The Body's Complex Joint The Patella: Kneecap Ligaments: The Four Stabilizers Tendons: The Connection from Muscle to Bone Articular and Meniscal Cartilage: The Shock Absorbers Synovium: The Source of Lubricant Bursae: The...
Title:Say Goodbye To Knee PainFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.1 inPublished:November 27, 2007Publisher:PBLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416540598

ISBN - 13:9781416540595

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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