Over seven million adults in the UK suffer long-term ill health as a result of bone, muscle or joint problems. But the good news is that you can take action to soothe those aches and pains right now and to help prevent serious problems developing later in life. "Healthy Bones, Muscles and Joints" is packed with advice on how to ease daily aches and pains, look after your back, hips and knees, safeguard your children's muscle and bone health, protect against osteoporosis, reduce the symptoms of arthritis and much, much more! Find out how to prevent your children from slouching, how to relieve aches and pains brought on by driving or gardening, how to help your back during pregnancy and how to avoid sports injuries and work-related injuries such as RSI. Whatever your age is you can benefit from the wealth of information in this book. Presenting gentle exercises that you can fit into your daily routine and simple, healthy-eating tips to practical help for dozens of specific problems, this book is a complete guide to lifelong mobility.
Table of Contents
The mechanics of movement; Fit for life; Food facts; Early life; Agile ageing; A healthy back and spine; Safeguarding your knees; Hip health; Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Osteoporosis; Directory of disorders.