Heal Your Knees

How to Prevent Knee Surgery and what to Do If You Need it

Heal Your Knees

An orthopedic surgeon and a physical therapist join forces to create an exercise program that helps sufferers of knee pain prevent further injury while alleviating pain.

Heal Your Hips, Second Edition

How to Prevent Hip Surgery and What to Do If You Need It

Heal Your Hips, Second Edition

The best-selling guide to hip health is now new and improved. When Heal Your Hips was first published in 1999, its practical and long-overdue guidance was a revelation for the millions enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. This updated edition of Heal Your Hips includes even more groundbreaking content. Fundamental concepts from the original are still included, such as innovative preventative and rehabilitative measures and step-by-step exercises with instructional images. The up-to-date version now includes many breakthroughs in the orthopedic field including the author's own KlapperVision®--using common household objects to explain intricate anatomical structures in a way accessible to anyone. The result is the same: Heal Your Hips is still the only comprehensive hip health guide you will ever need.

How to Enjoy Your Retirement

Activities from A to Z

How to Enjoy Your Retirement

A book about retirement that leaves financial worries to other books and simply focuses on enjoyable ways to spend time.

No More Knee Pain

A Woman's Guide to Natural Prevention and Relief

No More Knee Pain

A specialist in osteopathic medicine shows you how to be entirely pain-free in 12 weeks. Knee pain affects millions of Americans—and women make up the bulk of sufferers. While it is the anatomy, physiology, hormones, and habits of women that likely determine when and how knees fail, many doctors still insist on treating women’s knees like smaller versions of men’s knees. No More Knee Pain presents the first medically proven program designed especially for women. Written by Dr. George Kessler, who has helped hundreds of women heal their pain and reverse degenerative problems, this is the definitive book on female knee pain. Focusing on the structural and hormonal issues that bring about knee problems in women, No More Knee Pain will have you feeling stronger, healthier, and in much less pain within six weeks. Offering treatments for both prevention and healing, it includes straightforward information on: • What mainstream medicine offers women with knee pain—and what it doesn’t • The importance of good posture • How unbalanced hormones can take a toll on your joints and what to do about it • What to eat in order to ease joint pain • Exercise dos and don’ts • Mind-body factors • Nutritional supplements • Alternative approaches • Body mechanics, posture corrections, and knee exercises that really work—in just a few minutes a day Filled with case studies, simple exercises, and time-tested wisdom, this breakthrough book will help you say good-bye to your knee pain—and walk comfortably through the world again.

Exercise Your Way to a Happy Hysterectomy (and Beyond)

Exercise Your Way to a Happy Hysterectomy (and Beyond)

Exercise Your Way to a Happy Hysterectomy (and beyond) is a wonderful resource for any woman about to undergo the surgery. Written by Nancy Golinski, an ACE certified personal trainer and college professor, the book is divided into four sections: • Before – simple things to help prepare, both mentally and physically, for the big event • During – what you can expect in the hospital and gentle moves to do there • After – things to do at home to help your body heal • And Beyond – all the problems you may encounter down the road and how to address them The book focuses on exercise and includes over 60 moves with easy-to-follow instructions and photos. Other topics include stress reduction, pain management, nutrition, and how to stay motivated. This is a must-read for any woman who wants to take charge of her health and have a positive hysterectomy experience.

The Healthy Knees Book

A Guide to Whole Healing for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Other Active People

The Healthy Knees Book

The Healthy Knees Book details the structure and function of the knee and explains its common injuries and chronic pains. With her holistic approach to healing, Dr. Pujari examines how the whole mind and body can promote balance and healing in your hard-working knees, while co-author Alton culls information from medical specialists, physical therapists, yoga and fitness instructors, nutritionists, and herbalists.

Say Goodbye to Knee Pain

Say Goodbye to Knee Pain

WHY DO YOUR KNEES HURT? WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT? Going beyond quick fixes, a leading orthopedic surgeon shows you how to stop damaging and start saving your knees, the body's hardest-working and most complex joint. Once you understand the source of your pain, whether from sports or overuse injuries, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, heredity, or a host of other causes -- then you can choose the best up-to-the-minute treatments that are right for you. You'll learn everything you need to know about: •Getting the right diagnosis •Differences between men's and women's knees •Treating the athlete's knee •Simple exercises to reduce pain •Medication •Physical therapy •Complementary and alternative remedies •Arthroscopy and other surgical options •Knee replacement ...and much more. You'll also find everyday wisdom for protecting your knees from wear and tear, and practical advice on lifestyle changes that can turn back the clock on your knee pain.