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
- Publication Date: 01/04/2011
- Category: Coping with illness
- ISBN: 9781845284633