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.
Linking theory to practice through the use of authentic clinical cases, Dr. Steven D. Waldman's Pain Medicine: A Case-Based Learning Series helps readers acquire the valuable skill of effective diagnostic thinking in daily practice. The Knee volume uses an in-depth case format, preparing you to correctly analyze clinical vignettes and formulate a clinically sound, evidence-based approach to realistic patient scenarios. This highly effective leaning and assessment tool provides practical clinical insights into the best methods for diagnosis and treatment for the successful management of patients with knee-related pain. Presents real-world patients in a real-world clinical setting, making learning fun and engaging. The Case-Based Learning approach focuses learners and clinicians on the key elements for each diagnosis and helps develop a deep understanding of how to diagnose and treat each condition. Covers everyday clinical problems such as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Knee; Medical and Lateral Meniscal Tear, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear, Jumper's and Runner's Knee, Bursitis, Osgood Schlatter Disease, Hamstring Tendinitis, and more. Cases unfold just the way they do in your clinic. Each case is accompanied with thoughtful clinical commentary and key messages from the author. Each chapter uses high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and full-color drawings to facilitate a clear, easy-to-understand approach to evaluation and diagnosis. An ideal self-assessment and review tool for pain medicine practitioners and trainees, as well as those preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine certification and recertification exam. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Pain Management: A Problem-Based Learning Approach provides a comprehensive review of the dynamic and ever-changing field of pain medicine. Its problem-based format incorporates a vast pool of practical, ABA board-exam-style multiple-choice questions for self-assessment. Each its 46 case-based chapters is accompanied by 20 questions and answers, accessible online in a full practice exam. The cases presented are also unique, as each chapter starts with a case description, usually a compilation of several actual cases; it then branches out through case-based questions, to increasingly complex situations. This structure is designed to create an authentic experience that mirrors that of an oral board examination. The discussion sections that follow offer a comprehensive approach to the chapter's subject matter, thus creating a modern, complete, and up-to-date medical review of that topic. This book is equally a solid reference compendium of pain management topics and a comprehensive review to assist the general practitioner both in day-to-day practice and during preparation for certification exams. Its problem-based format makes it an ideal resource for the lifelong learner and the modern realities of education.
Acute Pain Medicine is the first comprehensive, case-based text of its kind that explores the essential topics of acute pain medicine, including interventional, pharmacologic, and diagnostic considerations. Written and edited under the auspices of the American Academy of Pain Medicine by members of the Academy's Shared Interest Group for Acute Pain Medicine, the text includes an introduction to acute pain medicine and an easily referenced interventional section. Chapters focus on patients experiencing acute pain from either surgery or other medical conditions and include detailed information on the diagnosis and treatment of specific cases in acute pain medicine. The text is rounded out by the complete content of the thoroughly revised Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook (MARAA II). Although the MARAA handbook gained its reputation as a useful resource for managing the pain associated with battlefield trauma, its beautifully illustrated step-by-step guidance is useful for providing vital acute pain services in all settings. Acute Pain Medicine is an ideal, complete resource for physicians, fellows, and residents managing acute pain patients.
|Author||: Michelle Stiles|
|Release Date||: 2013-08-30|
|ISBN 10||: 9781496034618|
|Pages||: 96 pages|
Help yourself to a speedy and minimally painful knee replacement recovery. This easy-to-follow book is the result of clinical physical therapy practice in 5 states with hundreds of knee replacement patients over the course of 20 years. Despite most patients getting very similar information instruction and exercises, there is a large amount of variability in speed of recovery and perceived difficulty of the recovery process. This book helps you understand and avoid the 5 major pitfalls that ensnare most knee replacement patients and provides you with an easy to use system that leads you through an accelerated path of recovery safely with the least amount of pain and pain medicine possible. Potential patients in the 40-64 year old category should especially seek the strategies encompassed in this book. The current rehabilitation system was created 20 years ago to cater to retires. Now, many patients have only a narrow time frame to complete their recovery before having to get back to work. Find out how to avoid burning valuable PTO time and wasting money on extra high co-pays for therapy services ($30-$40 per visit). Recovery from a total knee replacement need not be a daunting project filled with doubt, worry and stress. Do yourself a favor, take control of the recovery process before you get on the surgical table by educating yourself. You can easily get fast and relatively pain free results by learning simple principles and following the Fast Track program. Go ahead, get on the Fast Track now.
This book serves as a practical resource for pain medicine providers. It presents important clinical concepts while covering critical pain medicine fundamentals. Chapters were carefully chosen to cover common aspects of clinical pain medicine and also follow a common format to facilitate quick look-up. Each chapter includes a concise discussion of the latest supporting evidence as well as relevant case scenarios. The coverage is clinically and board relevant, evidence-based and up-to-date. It will appeal to residents preparing for the written board examination and practitioners preparing for board re-certification, which now occurs every 10 years. Beyond these groups, the book has the potential to appeal to learners and practitioners around the world; pain medicine is burgeoning globally, and there is great need for concise, clinically relevant resources.
This third edition of Essentials of Pain Medicine offers an accessible and concise, yet complete, overview of today's theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. From a review of basic considerations through local anesthetics and nerve block techniques, this book provides the reader with an excellent tool for exam review or practice of Pain Management. Organized in a concise, practical quick-reference format. All chapters are brief and easy to read quickly. Offers specific strategies for the evaluation and management of a full range of pain syndromes, including cancer pain. Features over 230 diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify the information and make it easy to apply. Discusses the latest drugs and therapeutic approaches, such as acupuncture. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Includes new topics such as: imaging in pain medicine, radiation safety, issues associated with the use of narcotics, intraarticular and intraperitoneal use of opioids, pain management in the emergency room and in the intensive care unit, pain management issues during pregnancy, geriatric pain, and hospice care and end-of-life issues. New chapters on interventional procedures include discography, intradiscal electrothermal coagulation (IDET), vertebroplasty, and piriformis injections. Truncal blocks and neuraxial blocks and anticoagulants are added to the section on nerve blocks.
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.
|Author||: Michael J. Cousins|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Release Date||: 2012-03-29|
|ISBN 10||: 1451178654|
|Pages||: 1360 pages|
This comprehensive, authoritative text presents the scientific foundations and clinical practice of neural blockade in both regional anesthesia and the management of pain. The descriptions and illustrations of pain mechanisms are considered classic examples. The Fourth Edition has been refined for clarity and flows logically from principles and pharmacology, to techniques for each anatomic region, to applications. This edition has two new co-editors and several new chapters on topics including neurologic complications, neural blockade for surgery, treatment of pain in older people, and complications in pain medicine. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.
This book Clinical Trials in Vulnerable Populations has 12 chapters divided into 4 sections: Minority Patients, Women, Medically Compromised Patients and Clinical Trials. Contributing authors came from several countries, from Serbia to Turkey. The book was edited by Professor Milica Prostran MD, Ph.D., specialist in Clinical Pharmacology. The potential reader is shown a modern approach to clinical trials in vulnerable populations, from different points of view. The chapters deal at length and clarity with their topics. Finally, I believe, that this book I edited and reviewed with dedication will capture the attention of many readers, from medical students to practicing doctors and pharmacists. All of whom must consider this very important field of medicine: clinical trials in vulnerable patients.
Co-written by one of the nation's most prominent knee surgeons and the Atlanta Falcons' former team surgeon, this is a step-by-step guide to understanding and working through knee pain. Numerous photos and illustrations of the knee and its problems and the exercises that can help relieve pain and strengthen it offer an invaluable resource for readers who are trying to cope with knee problems.