Rheumatoid Arthritis : A Self-help Guide to Getting on with Your Life, Paperback

Rheumatoid Arthritis : A Self-help Guide to Getting on with Your Life Paperback



How to manage your Rheumatoid Arthritis by becoming an expert patient.

This book will enable you to: - Understand more about Rheumatoid Arthritis and the medication involved - Reduce the pain that you experience - Use joint protection techniques - Appreciate the importance of exercise and good posture - Relax and manage your stress - Adapt to the changes in your working and leisure life - Achieve a positive outlook.

There's also an A-Z of well being and a list of useful resources.

Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; 1.

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?; 2. Pain and discomfort key issues; 3. Understanding medication; 4 Complementary approaches; 5.

How to protect your joints and reduce pain; 6. Equipment and adaptations; 7. The importance of exercise and good posture; 8. How to relax and manage your stress; 9. Work and leisure; 10. Rheumatoid arthritis and relationships; 11. Achieving a positive outlook; Appendix: The work of the occupational therapist; A-Z guide to wellbeing; Tips and ideas for easy living; Useful resources; References; Index.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 154 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Coping with illness
  • ISBN: 9781845284633



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