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    DescriptionA specially-designed, easy-to-follow program to feel better and improve your quality of life. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a devastating disease that damages the central nervous system. It affects nearly 400,000 Americans with daily fatigue, loss of coordination and balance, and muscle spasms or spasticity-and it has no cure. Now, research shows that MS symptoms can be reduced through exercise, making living with MS a little easier. "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" tells you how to improve your daily symptoms, especially fatigue and mobility. Written by a licensed postrehabilitation specialist who has worked extensively with MS patients, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" provides a tested program. An essential reference for anyone who suffers from MS, it will show you: - How daily exercise can help reduce your fatigue - How to increase physical strength while decreasing spasticity - How to compensate for loss of balance and coordination while walking - Why medical treatments are just not enough If you or someone you know suffers from MS, you need this book. With an easy-to-follow, simple workout designed to adapt to many energy levels, "Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis" will help MS sufferers to achieve a healthier, happier, more productive life.

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    Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis
    A Safe and Effective Program to Fight Fatigue, Build Strength, and Improve Balance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brad Hamler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 154
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    ISBN 13: 9781578262274
    ISBN 10: 1578262275

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: VFD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24620
    Libri: I-HL
    BISAC V2.8: HEA039110
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    BISAC V2.8: HEA039060, HEA039000, HEA007000, HEA039090
    B&T Approval Code: T68301100
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    DC22: 616.83406515, 616.8/34062
    LC classification: RC377 .H36 2006
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    DC22: 616.834062
    Illustrations note
    100 black and white photos
    Hatherleigh Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Hatherleigh Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    13 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Brad Hamler is a fitness professional with more than twenty years of experience in the field. Certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, and the American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals, he spent the last several years as a postrehabilitation specialist working extensively with MS patients.
    Table of contents
    Table of Contents Foreword by Ben W. Thrower, M.D. Introduction: Maintenance Is Progress Part I: About Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 1: What Is Multiple Sclerosis? Chapter 2: Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 3: Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 4: Treatment of Symptoms Chapter 5: The Benefits of Exercise Part II: Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 6: Gait Analysis Chapter 7: Core/Ab Training Chapter 8: Resistance Training Chapter 9: A Positive Mental Approach Part III: The Workouts Conclusion: You Inspire Me Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: Training Log Appendix C: Resources