Sunday, April 26, 2015

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Making the Functional Beautiful: Cutlery for Arthritis Hands

Adapting to living with rheumatoid arthritis involves many challenges. One of these challenges is starting to use adaptive products. For many, it can be very difficult. This often has a lot to do with the way adaptive products look: institutional, medical, clunky. Ugly. But what if adaptive products were beautiful, as well as... Read moreChevron

Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Phantom Pain Provides Lessons and Solutions for All Types of Chronic Pain

Losing a limb is a very traumatic event.  Not only is the actual act of physically losing the limb traumatic, but there is also psychological trauma too.  During these times of warfare and conflict around the world, many adults and children are living a life as an amputee and upwards of 80% of them will also be living with chronic... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

Treatment Options for Foot Pain: How to Care for Our Feet

In the first segment, we covered what things could be causing our feet to hurt. In the last segment we covered symptoms and how to report them to our... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|
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Finding Joy in the Magic of Spring

The stark landscape of winter has given way to the bright colors of Spring.  The grass is once again an inviting dark green.  The migrating birds are back.  They fill the air with sweet songs and add brilliant splashes of red, yellow, blue and purple to the world.  It is Spring.  It is time to examine our lives and... Read moreChevron

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 frequently asked questions regarding noisy joints will set your mind at... Read moreChevron

posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|