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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: Coping with Prednisone Mood Swings

Prednisone. It’s a double-edged sword. This medication can be an excellent tool to address rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flares, as well as a host of other medical conditions. When a bad flare has sidelined you, prednisone can help you to quickly get back on your feet.

 

On the other hand, the Read moreChevron

posted 03/25/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

What’s Causing My Feet to Hurt?

Our feet are very important parts of our body. They provide a platform so we can move around, and they provide our body with the balance we need to perform many tasks. We take them for granted and don’t pay much attention unless our feet are out of sorts. They... Read moreChevron

posted 03/20/2015, 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... Read moreChevron

posted 03/11/2015, comments (0)|
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Random Acts Of Kindness: Bringing Hope To Others

Did you know that there is a Random Act Of Kindness website?   The site I found lists different types of ways to brighten the day of others, whether they be friends or strangers.

 

One of the suggestions is to say something nice to... Read moreChevron

posted 02/24/2015, 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)|

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