• The Empty Chair: A Movement to Limit the Wheelchair and Lead a Healthy Life
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    The Empty Chair: A Movement to Limit the Wheelchair and Lead a Healthy Life

    ISBN #: 9781620231357


    $16.95

    There are an estimated 3.3 million wheelchair users in the United States alone. This is the equivalent of the entire populations of Chicago and Boston combined and represents a tremendous challenge for Americans. However, there are some preventative measures you can take to help avoid the wheelchair and even ways to become ambulatory again after using a wheelchair. In The Empty Chair: A Movement to Limit the Wheelchair and Lead a Healthy Life readers will learn the main causes of wheelchair usage, as well as methods to take to decrease the risk of becoming dependent upon a mobility aid. For those readers who already use a wheelchair, this book details exercise regimens that should be considered in order to avoid the disease of inactivity or astronaut's disease and takes a look at the future of the wheelchair. Learn from Dr. Cotler's expertise as a spinal surgeon, and see what you can do to limit the wheelchair.

    About the Author
    Howard B. Cotler, MD, FACS, FAAOS is board certified and recertified in Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree in 1979 from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. In 1980, Dr. Cotler completed his surgical internship at Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory Univ. in Atlanta. In 1984, he completed his orthopedic residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Cotler subsequently pursued advanced training in spine through two fellowships: one in acute spinal cord injury surgery with Northwestern University in Chicago in 1984 and another in Orthopedic Traumatology with Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington in Seattle in 1985. From 1985 to 1990, Dr. Cotler had both a clinical practice and an academic appointment at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 1990, he became a founding partner and medical director for the Texas Back Institute of Houston. He was clinical associate professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 1995 Dr. Cotler founded Gulf Coast Spine Care Limited PA.

    Accelerated Recovery: How to Recover Your Body After Injury or Surgery
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    Accelerated Recovery: How to Recover Your Body After Injury or Surgery

    ISBN #: 9781620231340


    $16.95

    Being injured is a simple fact of life. Whether it's a sprain, broken bone or disc injury, these usually occur at inconvenient times. However, how you deal with that injury or after a required surgery can determine how you function the rest of your life. In Accelerated Recovery of Your Health: How to Recover Your Body After Injury or Surgery, readers will learn techniques to heal their body faster than previous generations with fewer complications. After all, getting you back on your feet is what it's all about. Learn from Dr. Cotler's experience as an orthopedic surgeon trained in the treatment of traumatic injuries and spinal surgery. By following the accelerated recovery methods detailed in this book, you will be better equipped to deal with whatever curveball life throws your way.

    About the Author
    Howard B. Cotler, MD, FACS, FAAOS is board certified and recertified in Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree in 1979 from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. In 1980, Dr. Cotler completed his surgical internship at Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory Univ. in Atlanta. In 1984, he completed his orthopedic residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Cotler subsequently pursued advanced training in spine through two fellowships: one in acute spinal cord injury surgery with Northwestern University in Chicago in 1984 and another in Orthopedic Traumatology with Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington in Seattle in 1985. From 1985 to 1990, Dr. Cotler had both a clinical practice and an academic appointment at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 1990, he became a founding partner and medical director for the Texas Back Institute of Houston. He was clinical associate professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 1995 Dr. Cotler founded Gulf Coast Spine Care Limited PA.   
    • The Baby Boomer's Bible for Healthy Body Healthy Mind
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      The Baby Boomer's Bible for Healthy Body Healthy Mind

      ISBN #: 9781620234310


      $19.95

      This book is a practical guide for those wanting to control their own health. Primarily dedicated to those moving into their later years, this information is relevant to all of us. It gives advice on how to achieve optimum health. This includes how to prevent the onset what are often described as age-related problems such as Alzheimer s, diabetes, and depression. Most are not age-related; they are diet-related and you can rescue yourself from their clutches. Optimum nutrition may mean adding supplements the book provides the information to design a supplement program. Mental wellbeing is essential to enjoy life, especially the more leisurely retirement years. This book connects nutrition to mental health and is your bible for those years.