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The Knee Crisis Handbook: Understanding Pain, Preventing Trauma, Recovering from Injury, and Building Healthy Knees for Life

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Ever sustained a knee injury? Want to prevent one? Whether you're young and actively involved in sports, an enthusiastic weekend warrior, or someone who's simply getting older and whose body is changing, The Knee Crisis Handbook by Brian Halpern, M.D. will show you how to take care of your knees. You'll learn what to do if you sustain an injury, how to prevent a repeat inj ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 17th 2003 by Rodale Books
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carl  theaker
Sep 01, 2011 carl theaker rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I've read a few 'knee' books lately and all the information
begins to look similar, which isn't necessarily bad, it
reinforces and verifies the exercises, opinions
on what causes what, treatments and useful medicines.

I like the 'Knee Crisis Handbook' because indeed it does
have a handbook style orientation and a lot of info in one
place: you can go to a specific chapter without having to read
the whole book, or you can avoid a chapter -'how to prepare for
surgery', if that isn't what you're up to.

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May
Apr 12, 2008 May rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone experiencing knee pain
The most informative book I've found on knee pain. There were a lot of light bulb moments contained within. I don't use the exercises in it (I use Core Performance), but it was a good read just for understanding my knees (there's even a special chapter on concerns for women) and what to expect from my doctor/therapist.
AnandaTashie
Aug 19, 2013 AnandaTashie rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fic, 2013
A focus on treating the person, not only the knee. Chapter topics include preventing knee injuries, the most common knee problems, surgery, physical therapy & exercises, complementary approaches (such as herbs & acupuncture).
Agnes
Jun 11, 2010 Agnes rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Good resource for people with knee problems, how to prevent pain and further injury, physical theraphy chapter, and more.
Tajma
Sep 24, 2009 Tajma rated it really liked it
Great book if you're rehabbing a knee injury or looking for tips on how to prevent one. Great PT exercises.
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