Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

50 things you can do today to manage arthritis / Wendy Green ; foreword by Susan Oliver.

By: Green, Wendy, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Personal health guides: Publisher: Chichester [England] : Summersdale, 2010Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849530545 (pbk.) :; 1849530548 (pbk.) :.Other title: Fifty things you can do today to manage arthritis.Subject(s): Arthritis | Arthritis -- TreatmentDDC classification: 616.7'22 Subject: Over nine million people suffer from arthritis in the UK. Are you one of them? In this book you can learn how genetics, age, infections, diet, excess weight, previous injuries and stress contribute.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due
Non-Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction 616.722 GRE 1 Available
Non-Fiction Mobile Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction 616.722 GRE Available

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Over nine million people suffer from arthritis in the UK. Are you one of them? Learn how genetics, age, infections, diet, excess weight, previous injuries and stress contribute. Choose beneficial foods and supplements Find out which types of exercise can best bring relief Discover practical tips to make everyday living easier These books deliver simple, natural dietary and lifestyle tips in an accessible and practical format to encourage people to understand and take control of their symptoms - a uniquely holistic approach. AUTHOR: Wendy Green is based in Co. Durham, and currently works as a trainer for a health promotion programme. *

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-176)

Over nine million people suffer from arthritis in the UK. Are you one of them? In this book you can learn how genetics, age, infections, diet, excess weight, previous injuries and stress contribute.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Author's Note (p. 9)
  • Foreword (p. 11)
  • Introduction (p. 12)
  • Chapter 1 About Arthritis (p. 15)
  • 1 Learn about arthritis
  • 2 Visit your GP
  • Chapter 2 Medical and Other Treatments (p. 44)
  • 3 Learn about medications for arthritis
  • 4 Try practical self-help treatments
  • 5 Find out about surgery for arthritis
  • Chapter 3 Eat to Ease Arthritis (p. 57)
  • 6 Cook with olive oil
  • 7 Eat a rainbow
  • 8 Eat less meat
  • 9 Snack on nuts and seeds
  • 10 Spice up your cooking
  • 11 Eat calcium-rich foods
  • 12 Boost your vitamin D intake
  • 13 Get more iron
  • 14 Treat yourself
  • 15 Learn about anti-arthritis diets
  • 16 Be aware of food sensitivity:
  • Chapter 4 Supplementary Benefits (p. 78)
  • 17 Benefit from supplements
  • Chapter 5 Arthritis and Emotions (p. 104)
  • 18 Identify your stress triggers
  • 19 Change your attitude
  • 20 Live in the moment
  • 21 Simplify your life
  • 22 Assert yourself
  • 23 Seek support
  • 24 Laugh more
  • 25 Do something purely for pleasure
  • 26 Get physical
  • 27 Enjoy ecotherapy
  • 28 Breathe deeply
  • 29 Practise muscle relaxation
  • 30 Meditate
  • 31 Sleep soundly
  • Chapter 6 Benefit from Exercise (p. 123)
  • 32 Take a walk
  • 33 Go green fingered
  • 34 Get in the swim
  • 35 Try t'ai chi
  • 36 Practise pilates
  • 37 Say 'yes' to yoga
  • Chapter 7 Living with Arthritis (p. 134)
  • 38 Protect your joints
  • 39 Adapt your home
  • 40 Use helpful equipment
  • 41 Work more comfortably
  • 42 Travel without pain
  • 43 Help your child cope with arthritis
  • Chapter 8 DIY Complementary Therapies (p. 149)
  • 44 Apply acupressure
  • 45 Improve your posture with the Alexander technique
  • 46 Use aroma power
  • 47 Enjoy a massage
  • 48 Get help with homeopathy
  • 49 Try magnetic therapy
  • 50 Find relief in reflexology
  • Recipes (p. 165)
  • Jargon Buster (p. 171)
  • Helpful Reading (p. 174)
  • Useful Products (p. 177)
  • Directory (p. 183)