Monday, December 29, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Health Information from Dr. Oz and The Doctors Inaccurate — New Study

Finding accurate information about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other health issues can be a challenge. How do you know what is correct and what isn’t? Who do you trust? For many, the answer is Dr. Oz, the guru of late afternoon TV and host of one of the most highly rated daily television programs. A new study reveals that over less than... Read moreChevron

posted 12/22/2014, comments (0)|
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RA & Happiness: Finding Joy By Caring For Others

A middle-aged man sat slumped over in a wheel chair in the doctor's waiting room.  I noticed an old wooden cane nearby.  The man had huge, rough-looking hands.  One of his lower legs was bandaged in gauze.

The man looked in my direction, and I smiled. "How are you, today?" I asked.  The stranger lowered his head... Read moreChevron

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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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)|