Yoga for Arthritis von Loren Fishman, Ellen Saltonstall


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Zustand: neu – Sprache: Englisch – Jahr: Auflage 2008 – ISBN: 9780393330588 – Abmessungen: 18 x 23,5cm – Seitenzahl: 335 – Einband: Softcover – Verlag: W. W. Norton & Company – Gewicht: 560g

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Klappentext: Comprehensive, easy to follow, and including more than 300 photographs and illustrations, Yoga for Arthritis presents the definitive medical yoga program for the management and prevention of arthritis.

Arthritis and yoga fit like lock and key: arthritis restricts movement; yoga increases range of motion. In this landmark new book, hard science meets practical therapy as Loren Fishman, MD, and Ellen Saltonstall offer people with arthritis a tremendous opportunity to ease joint pain with yoga poses scientifically linked to increased flexibility and healthy cartilage. Beginning with background chapters on the physiology of arthritis and the practice of yoga. the book takes readers step by step through the postures that can make their joints feel better. Scientifically erudite yet approachable, Yoga for Arthritis is an unparalleled resource for yoga beginners and veterans alike.

Loren Fishman, MD, is a professor at the Columbia College of Physcians and Surgeons and a founding partner of Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, LLP. His other books include Sciatica Solutions, Cure Back pain with yoga, and Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis.

Weitere Titel von Loren M. Fishman:

Yoga for Arthritis
Yoga for Scoliosis
Yoga for Osteoporosis

Ellen Saltonstall is a certified Anusara Yoga instructor and licensed massage therapist. Both authors live in New York City.

Aus dem Inhalt:

  • List of illustrations
  • List of tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Authors‘ note
  • Introduction
  • 1. Arthritis
  • 2. Yoga
  • 3. The physiology of yoga
  • 4. Prelude to the poses
  • 5. The All-stars
  • 6. The shoulders
  • 7. The hips
  • 8. The lumbar spine
  • 9. The cervical spine
  • 10. The knees
  • 11. The sacroiliac joints
  • 12. The wrists and hands
  • 13. The feet and ankles
  • 14. Scoliosis
  • 15. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Appendices
    • I. Alphabetical order of poses
    • II. Poses by chapter
    • III. Alignment principles from Anusara Yoga
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Resources

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