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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation after a Total Knee Arthroplasty

The big event is over, now what. Your brand new knee is not like a car part that is 100% ready to go after installation. No, your new knee needs some after-care, some rehabilitation in order for you to be completely satisfied with it.   Total satisfaction is based on two primary goals: no pain and adequate range of motion. Barring any... Read moreChevron
posted 07/26/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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

What causes joints to ache?

People who complain of aching joints and bones sometimes compare the pain to a toothache deep in their bone. The cause is not quite clear and sometimes bones ache for no apparent reason. But there are certainly some interesting connections. Broken bones, of course, but also perhaps low bone density.   Many patients with low bone density say... Read moreChevron
posted 06/09/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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

Important info for people taking blood thinners who are concerned about their bone health

We’ve long understood that Vitamin K plays a powerful role in bone mineralization, making bones tough and strong. We also know that vitamin K deficiency increases the risk of osteoarthritis, and especially incidence of knee osteoarthritis. The third thing we know is that bone and joint health improve when cared for together. But what does... Read moreChevron
posted 06/09/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Joint Replacement Surgery Can Damage Nerves

Following joint replacement surgery, the expectation is for optimal success which means no pain, full use of the joint and return to normal activities. Most of the time, these expectations are met. An unfortunate few do not experience good results after a joint replacement surgery. Some experience problems with infections as already discussed.... Read moreChevron
posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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

The Big Benefits of Moderate Exercise (for Joint Health and More)

There’s more and more evidence that simply getting off the couch and moving around for short periods of time improves your health. Lite exercise is amazingly helpful for bone, heart, and brain health. We should take twenty minutes a day, or one hour three times a week, for walking, swimming, cycling and other enjoyable... Read moreChevron
posted 05/27/2014, comments (0)|

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