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    The Hip and Knee Book: Helping You Cope with Osteoarthritis (Paperback) By (author) Kim Burton

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    DescriptionThis booklet is an indispensable resource for anyone that has osteoarthritis affecting their hip or knee. The advice contained in this booklet is based on the latest medical research, and has been developed with the help of people with osteoarthritis. Aimed at the end-user, it is written in an informal, user-friendly manner that provides clear advice on how to copy with osteoarthritis. The booklet not only covers how to manage osteoarthritis but outlines what osteoarthritis is, what causes it and how it can be diagnosed. "The Hip & Knee Book" is designed to help sufferers understand what has happened to them and that despite the illness there is plenty that can be done to help overcome the pain and increase activity. The booklet explains what sufferers can do, why they should do this and explains how to do it. All exercises are accompanied by 'how to' illustrations. This title includes the following topics: what is osteoarthritis; what causes osteoarthritis; diagnosing osteoarthritis; managing your osteoarthritis; control of pain; stretching and strengthening exercises; health professionals; aids and devices; specialist treatments; and, other sources of information and support.

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    The Hip and Knee Book
    Helping You Cope with Osteoarthritis
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kim Burton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 26
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 189 mm
    Thickness: 2 mm
    Weight: 45 g
    ISBN 13: 9780117067295
    ISBN 10: 0117067296

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: REF028000
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    BISAC V2.8: HEA039000
    LC classification: RD
    BISAC V2.8: MED065000, MED024000
    DC22: 616.7223
    Thema V1.0: VFJB
    Imprint name
    Stationery Office Books
    Publication date
    30 April 2009
    Publication City/Country