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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Online Study for Caregivers Recruiting

Two years ago the University of Maryland conducted a chronic pain study, which some of you took part in. Now they are conducting another online study for caregivers and have invited our chronic pain community to participate.   The purpose of the study is to learn more about the experiences and needs of caregivers, who are often overlooked. If... Read moreChevron
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Elevated CPK and Other Diagnostic Clues to Muscle Pain

Muscle pain happens to most people. After a rigorous workout, muscles can be sore for days. That’s normal muscle pain. Abnormal muscle pain is a persistent pain that does not go away with rest. The pain is deep and often unbearable. Further investigation is needed for abnormal muscle pain.   The first investigation step is laboratory... Read moreChevron
posted 08/06/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

208 New Pain-Related Laws Across U.S.

As most chronic pain patients are well aware, both federal and state governments across the U.S. are looking for ways to curb prescription drug abuse. While their motives may be noble, sometimes their actions have unintended consequences. Too often laws intended to make it more difficult for abusers to gain access to narcotics end up also making... Read moreChevron
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Help Fight the Stigma of Chronic Illness – Vote in the Live Bold Photo Contest

Last month I told you about the Live Bold Photo Contest being sponsored by HealthCentral in an effort to help us all fight the stigma that often comes when we live with a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or other chronic pain conditions.   More than 50 entries have been received and now it's time for you to choose the... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|

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