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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

How to Prepare for Surgery

Surgery is often easier than the recovery. Whether you are having joint replacement surgery or another type of surgery that will correct a skeletal issue, you will need to prepare for the tough road of recovery. Your chances of success depend on it.

 

Two primary areas in your life need attention prior to your surgery date:... Read moreChevron

posted 12/09/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Painful Shoulder Treatment: NSAID Pills versus Steroid Injections

Shoulder pain can be quite debilitating. Think about everything the shoulders allow you to do during daily life. You can wash your hair, brush your teeth and feed yourself all because of these versatile joints. It is nearly impossible to do any of those activities without the use of your shoulders. So when shoulder pain starts, you might be... Read moreChevron

posted 11/16/2014, comments (0)|
carol

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elevated sed rate

I am a 58 yr old woman with fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease. I have had a cervical fusion.  I have also had several operations on my feet for bone spurs coming from bad arthritis.  My doctor recently told me my sed rate was high and wants me to repeat the blood work in a month.  What does that mean??

posted 11/14/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

Institute for Better Bone Health, Community Member

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

The 5 Biggest Myths About Knee Pain

Knees are often the first to go as a result of the ongoing the wear and tear to joints that comes with getting older, from an injury or overuse. Look for knee pain relief in the right places by avoiding these myths!

 

1. Osteoarthritis Is Curable
Many kinds of arthritis can affect the knee joint... Read moreChevron

posted 10/17/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

Institute for Better Bone Health, Community Member

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Cold Weather and Osteoarthritis

It can be a lot fun during winter – moving around breathing crisp air, wrapping up in thick scarves and coats, and sipping hot chocolate. But many people who suffer from osteoarthritis believe firmly that their condition is worsened during cold weather. Is it really true that cold weather can worsen the symptoms of osteoarthritis? And if... Read moreChevron

posted 10/17/2014, comments (0)|

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