Books by Dr. Robert Klapper

Heal Your Knees: How to Prevent Knee Surgery and What to Do If You Need It (Paperback)
Robert L. Klapper (Author), Lynda Huey (Author)

Put an end to knee pain! An esteemed orthopedic surgeon and a water-therapy expert team up to tell you the essentials about your knees, get them back into shape, and prevent future pain and injury. Through careful explanation, they examine each part of the healing process – from basic function to long-term exercises – guiding you to a pain-free life. With detailed information on a variety of healing options, you will learn how to make the right decisions for your knees, understand when and why surgery is appropriate, and how simple exercise in your living room and in the pool can speed the postsurgical healing process.

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Heal Your Hips: How to Prevent Hip Surgery – and What to Do If You Need It (Paperback)
Robert Klapper (Author), Lynda Huey (Author)

The first comprehensive guide to hip health. Avoid injury, prevent deterioration, work out in water and on land, and understand the entire range of surgical options. Once considered a natural consequence of aging, hip disorders can be reduced or eliminated altogether by innovative exercise regimens. Heal Your Hips explores an unprecedented range of preventive options you can take today to avoid hip injury and improve your hip health – including wonderful water and land exercises and intensive stretching. Numerous illustrations help you understand the structure and function of your hips, and dozens of photographs clearly demonstrate how to do the exercises. If indeed hip surgery is in your future, Heal Your Hips provides vital new information on several little-known, minimally invasive forms of surgery as well as straightforward coverage of traditional "replacement" surgery. You'll learn what to expect with hip surgery – from preparing for the procedure to the day of the operation to returning home and recovering with physical therapy. The practical and long-overdue guidance in Heal Your Hips will be a revelation for the millions enduring the pain of hip deterioration and injury. Whether you or your 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. For more information, visit

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