Susan Blum, MD, MPH, is the founder of the Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, an advisor to the Institute for Functional Medicine, and serves on the Medical Advisory Board for The Dr. Oz Show. An assistant clinical professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she has been treating and preventing chronic disease for more than a decade. She lives in Armonk, New York, with her husband and three sons. Michele Bender is an award-winning freelance writer who has coauthored bestselling books such as Believe Me with Yolanda Hadid, The Immune System Recovery Plan with Dr. Susan Blum and Curly Girl: The Handbook. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, Real Simple, and Family Circle, among other national publications. Mark Hyman, MD, is the editor in chief of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, the most prestigious journal in the field of integrative medicine. After ten years as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, he is now in private practice in Lenox, Massachusetts. He is the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Ultraprevention. His websites are DrHyman.com and Ultrametabolism.com.
"Finally, a book that delves into the root causes of arthritis...and the practical food-based solutions necessary for healing."--Kathie Madonna Swift author of The Swift Diet and Co-Author of The Inside Tract "Dr. Susan Blum has made the complexity of arthritis simple to understand through a clinical program she developed in her practice that really works. This is a "news to use" book for all people looking for solutions to the pain and inflammation of arthritis."--Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., author of The Disease Delusion "What a fine book! Dr. Blum is crystal clear, authoritative, and kind. Her therapeutic plan for relieving the symptoms and addressing the causes of arthritis is scientifically-grounded, comprehensive, and wonderfully easy to follow. I am delighted to be able to recommend Healing Arthritis to my patients."--James S. Gordon, MD, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression "Dr. Blum is that rare breed of medical doctor that we so desperately need--she keeps her M.D. thinking cap on while knowing that there's more to healing than conventional medicine has to offer. Please, let Dr. Blum help you get off of the hamster wheel of medications and start healing the underlying causes. Healing Arthritis can turn your health around, and may just turn back the clock ten or more years on how you feel, too!"--Aviva Romm M.D. Medical Director of Thrive Health, Founding Member of the Yale Integrative Medicine Board and author of the bestselling book The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution "Healing Arthritis leverages the most leading edge medical research. This book will pave the way for dramatic improvement for countless individuals suffering from arthritis."--David Perlmutter, M.D., author, #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan "Dr. Blum has done it again! Healing Arthritis is a ground-breaking, science-based, easy-to-follow prescription for restoring your health and treating your joint pain. Read it for yourself and then give it to the people you love!"--Amy Myers M.D., New York Times bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection