Endorsed by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and content approved by a medical doctor. Over 10 million adults consult their GP each year with arthritis and related conditions. Covers the specific needs of all sufferers of arthritis, regardless of age, severity of condition or level of fitness. By answering the MOT questionnaire you can assess your current level of health and a few simple tests will give you a baseline of fitness. Simple and easy to follow exercise programmes give you a step-by-step guide to starting and returning to exercise. Specific exercises show you how to improve your mobility, core stability, balance and strength, and will help with the specific problems faced by those with arthritis.
Paula Coates is a chartered physiotherapist, back pain specialist and author of Running Repairs. She writes for a number of fitness magazines and is a clinical lecturer for the MSc in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy at Kings College London. Paula is also a keen runner and has completed six marathons.
'I would recommend this book as a clinic resource or for individual purchase.' Nursing Older People (March 2010)