"Gain a better grasp of how arthritis works, discover the latest advances in treatment options, and find out how activity, your diet, work and daily habits play a role in managing the disease. These tools can help you take control of joint pain to live more comfortably and get back to the activities you love. Mayo Clinic Guide to Arthritis is divided into three parts. Part 1 breaks down different forms of arthritis and joint pain to help you understand their causes, their signs and symptoms, and what each may mean for your health. Part 2 explores the latest in arthritis treatments, including new medications to slow or stop the disease, improved options for joint surgery, joint injections, and evidence-based guidance on pain control and integrative medicine. Part 3 provides practical tips for living with arthritis. Chapters focus on staying active, eating a healthy diet, caring for your mental health, protecting your joints, traveling and working"--Provided by publisher.
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