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  • Published: 15 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781578265718
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $24.99
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Exercises For Cancer Wellness

Restoring Energy and Vitality While Fighting Fatigue


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Exercises for Cancer Wellness is an effective exercise guide for men and women with cancer who wish to improve their physical functioning and decrease their fatigue.

Cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments take a toll both physically and mentally. Exercises for Cancer Wellness written to give patients back the control over their condition with exercise and workout plans tailored for cancer patients. Exercise has been shown to have real benefits for cancer patients such as a lesser decline in physical functioning and less fatigue and emotional distress.

Series Overview: The Exercises For Series provides the consumer with easy-to-understand and implement knowledge regarding disease and its amelioration through prescriptive exercise. The books are clearly illustrated, provide full detail on how to conduct proper exercise, tip and hints to guarantee good form and posture, suggested daily workout schedules, a training log, and an overview of the disease and basic information on how that disease can be supported through exercise. The series has been prepared with leading experts in the field of rehabilitation and therapeutic fitness.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781578265718
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

William Smith

William Smith has been in practice as a consulting medical herbalist practically all his life. Born in Colne, Lancashire, in 1910, he studied pre-medical subjects at Burnley Municipal College ( a branch of Manchester University), and at 17 years of age was apprenticed to an uncle who was a bonesetter and medical herbalist, also studying with Joseph Knagg a well-known medical botanist of Colne. In 1937, he qualified as a medical herbalist (by examination) with the Lancashire Association of Herbal Practitioners. Subsequently he practiced privately in Colne and Nelson until the outbreak of war, apart from an appointment as assistant to Dr Sarah A. Webb, MD (USA) and William H. Webb, both Fellows of the NATIONAL Association of Medical Herbalists, at their clinic of Scarisbrick Street, Southport.

Mr Smith studied nature cure and osteopathy at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association, London, gaining diplomas in the two subjects.

He studied with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists of Great Britain, and passed their examination in 1946. Later appointed to the tutorial staff and examining board, and then to the research committee. Awarded a Fellowship in 1961 for services rendered.

He studied privately with Dr Ellis, FRMS in botanical and biological micro-technology, preparing medical slides for universities, and medical schools, and also studied and worked at Whittingham Psychiatric Hospital in the medical, surgical wards and operating theatre for two years, gaining a State Enrolled Nursing Certificate.

He was appointed a member of the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He has contributed to health magazines in Britain and has lectured extensively.

William Smith has passed certificate examinations in Swedish massage, joint manipulations, surgical chiropody, practipedics, reflexology or zone therapy, homoeopathy and Chinese acupuncture and medical electricity.

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