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jacurtisJR

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If you were called an ant, would you be offended or flattered?

Recently I spoke with a woman who is an expert at alleviating significant percentages of pain through resolving negative cognitive emotions about "self". Sound intriguing? Well, stay tuned for future posts about this topic.  After speaking with her for a few minutes, she told me I was an ant and to embrace that fact. At first I was... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Why Does Pregnancy Cause Low Back Pain?

Mothers-to-be might also expect low back pain too.  A woman’s body undergoes so many changes in order to carry a baby to term.  Three specific changes are the reason that low back pain can occur during pregnancy. 

 

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posted 05/14/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

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The Difference Between Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Myofascial Trigger Points

This is fibromyalgia (FM) awareness month, so it is only fitting that we clear up some confusion between tender points and trigger points. Knowing the difference can affect your diagnosis and treatment.

 

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posted 05/08/2015, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Frequently Asked Questions about Acetaminophen

The 1950s introduced many things into our culture such as color TV, credit cards, seat belts, and Disneyland.  Of all the wonderful or maybe not so wonderful introductions into this world during this decade, the most significant, in terms of treating chronic pain, was the introduction of Tylenol in 1955.  This product was brought to... Read moreChevron

Celeste Cooper

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What is a Myofascial Trigger Point and Its Relationship to Pain?

Have you ever developed cramping in your hands and fingers from typing too much, or had pain in your calf muscles from wearing ill fitted shoes or overdoing? These are examples that could be the result of developing myofascial... Read moreChevron

posted 05/07/2015, comments (0)|

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