Dr. Neviaser, an expert in orthopedic surgery, has written this guide solely for laypeople who have bone and joint aches and pains. The reader will learn the anatomy and mechanism of their pains, diagnosis, medical terminology, and what treatments are available. There are 90 orthopedic conditions discussed from head to toe and 76 photos/diagrams/x-rays to help visualize bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons involved. Every joint is covered including the neck, low back pain, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, fingers, pelvis, hip knee, ankle, foot, and toes as well as sports medicine issues. There are chapters on osteoporosis, stress fractures, bone healing, fibromyalgia, orthopedic tests & studies, and what to expect the day of surgery. Patients will also learn what questions to ask their doctors and how to ask the questions to keep the doctor's interest. Empower yourself with this orthopedic knowledge so you are ready to give a good description of your joint or back symptoms to your doctor so he can more easily diagnose your problem.
BIOGRAPHY Thomas Neviaser, MD is a retired orthopedic surgeon who has traded in his knife for a word processor. He has spoken and written about bone and joint conditions, extensively in his 36 years of being in the field of orthopedic surgery. Since retired, he has written an orthopedic guide for the layperson to educate them through an easy to read and understand guide, THE WAY I SEE IT: A Head-to-Toe Guide to Orthopaedic Conditions. He has recently, published a paranormal/fantasy novel about the advertising world and its effects on people, YOU DEAR SWEET MAN.
His new novel, THE MYSTERY OF FILGHT 2222 has just been published:
Two strangers are seated together on an airplane and play a game to pass the time. The game consists of picking out 7 passengers, guessing their names, age, marital status, kids, profession, their past and personalities. Once asleep, they are awakened and informed of an impending crash into the sea. They survive with only 7 other people, those whose names are the same as they had guessed! Their ensuing adventure in a raft deals with death, sharks, weather, pirates on the high seas, other harrowing conditions, and their effectual rescue terminates in an unexpected twist of everyone's fate.
Visit his Blog at docsrant.blogspot.com and his Website thomasneviaser.com
Immediately after retiring, he wrote THE COMB IN THE URINAL and Other Perplexities of Life, 16 short stories about everyday objects found in unusual places and MAN'S UNOFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE USE OF HIS GARAGE, a humorous yet instructive guide and gift for men trying to organize their garages.
He is a former columnist for the Culpeper Star-Exponent and a columnist the Culpeper Times newspapers, "The Way I See It" and "Them Bones and Joints".
He is also available for lectures on low back pain as well as knee and shoulder affectations.
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