No More Joint Pain


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Joseph A. Abboud, M.D., and Soo Kim Abboud, M.D.

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Accurate, comprehensive, and authoritative information from an orthopedic physician on the causes, prevention, and treatment of joint pain

Arthritis is a major cause of joint pain, but there are myriad others. This is the first book to provide everyday readers with a comprehensive guide to musculoskeletal disease and pain, from degenerative arthritis in the elderly to common sports injuries in young athletes.

Dr. Joseph A. Abboud and Dr. Soo Kim Abboud, offer clear, medically based information on the most common diseases to affect the musculoskeletal system. They explain each major joint in detail and draw on their extensive experience with patients to offer sound advice on treatment and prevention options. They also discuss the pros and cons of alternative medicine techniques, and they assess which of the newest technologies really work. With one hundred illustrations, specific instructions for beneficial exercises, and a helpful glossary, this manual is just what the doctor ordered for weekend warriors and anyone else who is contending with joint pain.

A separate chapter devoted to each major joint:

  • Back
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Foot and ankle
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Hand and wrist

Joseph A. Abboud, M.D., is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Soo Kim Abboud, M.D., is Chief of Otolaryngology at Penn Presbyterian Hospital and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The Drs. Abboud live and work in Philadelphia.

“Dr. Abboud explains in lay terms what causes joint pain/arthritis, how it can be managed, and what is out there to help each patient.”—Bradford O. Parsons, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York

"This book is very complete and very, very accurate from the orthopedic point of view. Its style is simple, straight to the point, and easy to understand."—Sam W. Wiesel, M.D., Georgetown University Hospital

"Useful as a patient education resource for health care providers, and in consumer health collections, public libraries, and two- and four-year college libraries. . . . Recommended."—Choice
ISBN: 9780300111750
Publication Date: March 28, 2008
288 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
100 b/w illus.

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