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Who Says I Can't? A Guide to Living Well with COPD by Joe Lodge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
If your life has been touched by COPD, whether you are a patient, family or a health worker involved in the care of COPD patients, this book is for you! Joe Lodge explores the changing mindset from initial diagnosis, through coping with COPD to finding ways to regain enjoyment of life, using strategies developed over the years, allowing him to continue working and maintain a positive outlook.
Finding My Way Back by Deborah Killebrew
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
“A Tragic & Inspirational Story Told by a Woman Who Can Not Speak” What would you do if you suddenly found everything you knew was taken away from you? What if in the blink of an eye, you no longer were able to speak, walk, work, or dress yourself? What would you do if you could not even tell your children that you loved them?
PTA - Tales of a Physical Therapist Assistant by Wade Ballance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments(5.00 from 1 review)
What do My Cousin Vinny, The Goat Man and voodoo ceremonies in the deep south have in common? They represent only a few of the interesting people and adventures had by Wade Ballance in his Physical Therapy career. This book tells the transformative story of how a YMCA gym rat went on to become one of the highest paid in his career. Engaging and an easy read!
Not My Son, Lord by Glen Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,900. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
A high-speed collision on a Texas highway left Matt battered, bleeding, and unconscious. Devastated, Matt’s parents and sister struggled to grasp the doctor’s grim diagnosis: traumatic brain injury. Matt could die. What if Matt awoke but could never speak again or function mentally? Would their once healthy, intelligent son have to live with them as an invalid the rest of his life?
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Back Pain: How to Get Rid of It Forever (Volume One: The Causes) by John Perrier
Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
The title says it all: this book will help you permanently banish your back pain. In two volumes, it shows you how to feel better. Because the cure uses well-proven techniques that are customised for your particular problem, your relief won’t just last a few days or weeks. You will feel better forever.
BATTLING A BRAIN INJURY: The Life That Jack Built by Jack Martindale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
On 01.01.2010 I incurred a very severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) whilst walking as an innocent pedestrian beside the A406 (North Circular) in North London. Confidently I can say that a brain injury is not something that I should even wish on my worst enemy.
About Death From A Cancer Doctor's Perspective by James W Forsythe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Queries about the death and dying process are addressed fully in compelling detail by internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist and author, James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D. His medical clinic hails as having one of the world’s highest survival rates among Stage IV cancer patients at such facilities.
Brain Damaged “Their Stories, My Journey” by Lydia Winslow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Speech-Language Pathologist Lydia Winslow writes a candid account of her lifelong career as a speech-language pathologist. In her heartfelt memoir, she provides insight into her professional and personal life and the important role of caretaker that she’s played in patient recovery and esteem, including the daily experiences, challenges, and triumphs of SLPs, and the patients whom they treat.
58 Feet: The Second That Changed Our Lives by Mark Glaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, and the power of family.
Rising From The Ashes: A Golfer's Tale About Starting Over by Mike Proko
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
18 well-written stories about some amazing people [many complete strangers to the author] and their impact on his recovery. An interesting tale about the lengths that one man would go to reclaim what was rightfully his-- a genuine love for a timeless game.
Blind Zen, Martial arts and Zen for the blind and vision impaired by Stefan Verstappen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Blind Zen tells the story of how a blind woman’s efforts to learn self-defense led to a unique experiment to adapt martial arts and eastern philosophy to develop new skills and increase self-confidence.