Heal Your Hips

Author(s): Robert Klapper


The first comprehensive hip guide-avoiding injury, preventing deterioration, working out on land and in water, and considering the entire range of surgery options The innovative, practical, and long-overdue guidance in Heal Your Hips will be a revelation for the millions of North Americans enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. Exploring an unprecedented range of preventive options-including wonderful land and water exercises, low-impact weight training, water rehabilitation, and intensive stretching-this book is the first to cover several little-known, minimally invasive forms of surgery alongside straightforward information about traditional replacement surgery. Whether readers or their loved ones are considering hip surgery or have yet to seek medical help, turn first to the indispensable expertise in this optimistic and accessible resource. * The authors bring a rare diversity of expertise to the book: Klapper is a veteran orthopedic surgeon and a consultant for NBC's "ER"; Huey is a former world-class athlete and leader in the field of water rehabilitation


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ROBERT KLAPPER, M.D., is Medical Director of Cedars--Sinai Orthopedic Associates and a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California. He is the founder of the Sports Medicine Information Network and a consultant for NBC's ER. LYNDA HUEY, a former sprinter and UCLA track coach, is the founder of both Huey's Athletic Network and Total Aquatic Rehab, specializing in water rehabilitation and training programs. Among her clients have been Wilt Chamberlain, Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner--Kersee, and Cybill Shepherd.

Ten Minutes in Water, Ten Minutes on Land. Healthy and Unhealthy Hips. The Right Diagnosis: Doing Your Part. X Rays, CT Scans, and MRIs with David Rubenstein, M.D. The Right Treatment: Doing Your Part. Getting Started in the Pool. A Pool Program for Hip Patients. The Transition from Pool to Land with Mike Shapow, P.T. A Land Program for Hip Patients with Mike Shapow, P.T. Nonsurgical and Surgical Solutions. Hip Arthroscopy. Hip Implant Surgery. In and Out of the Hospital. Glossary. Appendix. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780471249979
  • : July 1999
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 12mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Klapper
  • : Paperback
  • : 617.58106
  • : 206
  • : illustrations