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Book details
  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:Diseases / Musculoskeletal
  • Language:English
  • Pages:150
  • eBook ISBN:9780988637214

The Entrepreneurial Patient: A Patient's Guide to Hip Impingement

by Anna-Lena Thomas

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Overview
The Entrepreneurial Patient: A Patient's Guide to Hip Impingement is the only a comprehensive book dedicated to patient education on the topic of hip impingement (femoroacetabular impingment, FAI). Based on research, interviews and personal experience, most aspects of FAI are covered from a patient perspective. This book is an essential go-to guide for anyone who thinks she or he might have, or has received a diagnosis of, hip impingement.
Description
Written by a patient for the benefit of other patients, this first book in the series The Entrepreneurial Patient helps you become a savvier, more informed and result-oriented patient. It is a comprehensive book for anyone who thinks he or she might have, or has received a diagnosis of, Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular Impingement, FAI). Based on research, interviews and personal experience, most aspects of FAI are covered from a patient perspective. At the center of a book is the author’s personal story of the struggle to find help. She shares her experiences to help hip buddies feel better faster. The Entrepreneurial Patient: A Patient’s Guide to Hip Impingement takes you through an overview of hip impingement, a hip anatomy lesson, tips for finding an FAI specialist, a discussion of the diagnostic steps, surgical and conservative treatment as well as recovery. You will find many ideas on surgery preparation, aspects of rehabilitation and an overview of injuries secondary to FAI as well as essential tips on how to work with health insurance companies. The book even  includes a chapter on pregnancy and FAI.
About the author
Originally from Sweden, Anna-Lena Thomas now lives with her family near Las Vegas, Nevada. She holds a Diploma of Law from the University of Stockholm, Sweden, and a summa cum laude Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Public Relations from Pacific Lutheran University.
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