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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

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)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

MAKOplasty: Is a Partial Knee Replacement Right for You?

If half of your knee is worn out and painfully arthritic, one of your treatment options is to have a partial knee replacement, also known as a MAKOplasty.  “MAKO” is the name of the robotic device that assists the surgeon in resurfacing the knee.  This robotic-assisted technique is fairly new; however, the concept of replacing half the... Read moreChevron

posted 03/11/2015, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Osteoarthritis Runs in the Family

Your grandma had it, your uncle has it, and your mom has it; now you have osteoarthritis.  Joint degeneration and inflammation runs in the family.  Even though the effects of time, injury, and aging contribute to the likeliness of developing arthritic joints, family history and genetics may be the largest contributing factor of... Read moreChevron

posted 03/11/2015, comments (0)|

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