Keeping Your Body Healthy, Fit, and Injury Free
Health, Longevity, and Optimal Performance for Athletes.
From casual joggers to competitive triathletes, high school footballers to aging weekend warriors, tens of millions of Americans enjoy—and get injured enjoying—sports and fitness activities. Now, the hobbled masses have an authoritative guide to healing themselves: The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies: 1,001 Doctor-Approved Health Fixes and Injury-Prevention Secrets for a Leaner, Fitter, More Athletic Body!
Launched NBC’s Today Show to wide National acclaim, this comprehensive guidebook for fitness buffs and sports enthusiasts empowers readers to self-diagnose and self-treat chronic and acute aches and pains—from shin splints and sprains to athlete’s foot—and provides medically sound advice on preventing injuries.
When you get hurt, you have fears. You have questions. Ice or heat? Should I see a doctor? Will I need surgery? This book answers those questions and allays those fears. Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, one of the nation’s leading sports medicine physicians, breaks down all the information into easy-to-follow strategies for effective self-treatment—while letting you know in no uncertain terms when you should go see your own doctor, pronto.
The book also answers other common training questions like, “What should I eat to fuel my workouts?” and “What exercises can I do to prevent injury and perform at the next level?”
Metzl isn’t just a doctor. He’s an elite athlete, having completed nine Ironman triathlons and 29 marathons. He understands the mind of the athlete, how psychologically devastating any injury can be, and what it takes to get you back in your game as quickly and safely as possible.
About the Author/Speaker
Jordan D. Metzl, MD (www.DrJordanMetzl.com) is a nationally recognized sports medicine physician who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. His practice treats more than 20,000 patients and he is regularly voted among New York’s top sports medicine doctors by New York magazine. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Metzl lectures and teaches throughout the world on the issues of sports medicine and fitness. He is the medical columnist for Triathlete magazine and appears regularly on “Today” and “Good Morning America” discussing issues of fitness and health.