YOGA FOR ARTHITIS
The Complete Guide
By Loren Fishman, MD, and Ellen Saltonstall
Paperback: 334 pages
2 in stock (can be backordered)
Comprehensive. easy to Follow and including more than 300 photographs and illustrations. Yoga Par Arthritis presents the definitive medical yoga program Par 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.
“This book is such a gift. It inspires with simple wisdom and gentle yoga practices the power to ease suffering from arthritis, enabling each individual to discover the true healer within.” —Nischala Joy Devi, author of The Secret Power of Yoga
“Yoga for Arthritis is by far the best book written on effectively treating arthritis with solid biomechanical principles of yoga therapy.”—John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga
“Fishman and Saltonstall succeed brilliantly in their aim of writing a book that communicates the importance of mind-body integration into the arthritis rehabilitation process. This book will revolutionize exercise therapy for people with arthritis!” —Suza Francina, author of The New Yoga for Healthy Aging
“This marvelously intelligent and easily comprehensible book seamlessly blends the ancient wisdom of the East with the proven medical knowledge of the West.” —Ivan K. Strausz, MD, author of Women’s Symptoms
LOREN FISHMAN, MD, is a professor at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. I lis previous books include Sciatica Solutions, Cure Back Pain with Yoga, and Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis. ELLEN SALTONSTALL is a certified Anusara Yoga instructor and licensed massage therapist. Both authors live in New York City.