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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Frequently Asked Questions about Noisy Joints

Crack, snap and pop; are those familiar sounds that you hear when you bend your knee, turn your head or move your arm? Noisy joints can be very distressing, especially when you are uncertain about the cause or the prognosis for these sounds. Hopefully these answers to the frequently asked questions regarding noisy joints will set your mind at... Read moreChevron
posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Rehab After Total Knee Replacement

The big event is over. Now what? Your brand new knee is not like a car part that is 100 percent ready to go after installation. Your new knee needs some aftercare and 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

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

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)|

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