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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Is Arthroscopic Surgery Worth the Risk for Mild Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

Mild osteoarthritis of the knee is often more than just a nuisance; and yet, the condition is not severe enough to warrant a total knee replacement.  For years, orthopedic surgeons have been offering to “clean up” the mildly arthritic knee with arthroscopic surgery.  But is knee debridement using Read moreChevron

posted 06/29/2015, 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 Celebrex

Although Celebrex (celecoxib) is no longer marketed on television or in magazines, this selective anti-inflammatory medication is commonly prescribed and very useful for certain individuals.  Knowing the answers to these frequently asked question about Celebrex may help you decide to talk to your doctor about whether it is right for... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

What NOT to Do if you have Arthritis Pain

Not sure what to do or what not to do now that arthritis pain is slowing you down? Doing the wrong things can make matters worse, while doing the right things can help to relieve the pain. But what is right and what is wrong? This list is everything you should NOT do if you have osteoarthritis pain. Maybe this will save you from experiencing... Read moreChevron

Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Common Conditions that can Mimic Osteoarthritis

Not everything that hurts is arthritis.  Although it is easy to sweep aches and pains under the general “rug” of arthritis, there are common conditions that mimic arthritis.  Unless the correct diagnosis is uncovered, pain might become chronic and unrelenting.  Often, the treatment of these common painful conditions is very different... Read moreChevron

posted 04/14/2015, comments (0)|
marylandbeauty

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I have just beem diagnosed w/osteoarthritis in my spine. Right now my neck has decended and degenerative spine and disc dezease @47 yrs old

Scared of spinal osteoarthritis

I am having surgery due to osteoarthritis. At 47 I woke up and couldn't move my neck or left arm 3 weeks ago. Degenerative spine and disc desease has me so scared and confused. Anyone have cervical surgery ?

posted 03/28/2015, comments (0)|

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