All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries

All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries

By: Irwin M. Siegel (author)Paperback

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From the acclaimed author of All About Bone and All About Muscle, All About Joints tells you everything you might want to know about your joints, how they work, how they can be injured, illnesses to which they are prone and how to keep them healthy. The book is written for the intelligent reader who wants to better understand normal functioning of the musculoskeletal system and the injuries and ailments to which it is subject. It covers practical matters such as proper exercise and sports, the prevention and treatment of injury, Arthritis and other ailments that affect our joints and much more. Tables of instructional materials, illustrations and numerous diagrams help readers understand the text. A list of books for suggested further reading and a handy glossary are included. All About Joints: How to Prevent and Recover from Common Injuries will teach readers how to keep their joints healthy and strong. Between its covers, readers will find everything they need to know in order to to understand their joints, how they work and how to keep them in top form.

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About Author

Irwin M. Siegel, M.D. - Along with teaching at Rush-Presbyterian--St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Irwin M. Siegel focuses his practice on the orthopaedic management of neuromuscular disease. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subject of muscular dystrophy and is a national vice-president and medical consultant for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.


Joints By and Large; Arthritis; Exercise; The Hip; The Knee; The Ankle; The Foot; The Neck; The Spine; The Shoulder; The Elbow; The Wrist and Hand; What About the Future; Summary; A 12-Question Quiz to See If You Know All About Joints; Glossary; Suggestions for Further Reading.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781888799569
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781888799569
  • weight: 447
  • ISBN10: 1888799560

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