It's Not Just Growing Pains

It's Not Just Growing Pains : A guide to childhood muscle, bone and joint pain, rheumatic diseases and the latest treatments

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This is a guide to the common causes of bone, joint, muscle, and arthritis pain in childhood for both parents and professionals. This book will help parents and their physicians understand what is causing children to have pain, how to make sure they have the proper diagnosis, how to understand the blood tests and other diagnostic procedures being done, and how to make sure they get the best possible results for their children. Chapters include coverage on pain in different areas of the body, sports injuries, juvenile arthritis, Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, Raynaud's phenomenon, Kawasaki disease, dermatomyositis, osteoporosis, and more. Dr. Lehman also discusses medications and alternative treatments, all written in a clear style easily accessible to the non-professional.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 40.64mm | 793.78g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous line drawings
  • 0195157281
  • 9780195157284
  • 1,429,724

Review quote

this is a remarkable book. It is hard not to be deeply impressed by Dr. Lehman's enthusiasm and commitment to his speciality. * Pediatric Nephrology *show more

About Thomas J. A. Lehman

Thomas J. A. Lehman, MD, FAAP, FACR, is Senior Scientist, Attending Physician, and Chief, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Rheumatology and a member of the New York Academy of Medicine. He lives in New York City.show more

Table of contents

PART 1: MY CHILD COMPLAINS OF PAIN ; PART 2: THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES AND RELATED CONDITIONS ; PART 3: LIVING WITH A CHILD WHO HAS A CHRONIC CONDITIONshow more

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