Saturday, August 23, 2014

Christina Lasich, MD's Posts

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

Elevated CPK and Other Diagnostic Clues to Muscle Pain

Muscle pain happens to most people. After a rigorous workout, muscles can be sore for days. That’s normal muscle pain. Abnormal muscle pain is a persistent pain that does not go away with rest. The pain is deep and often unbearable. Further investigation is needed for abnormal muscle pain.   The first investigation step is laboratory... Read moreChevron

10 Exercises You and I Cannot Live Without

To exercise is to make up for the lack of physical activity in your life. To exercise is to care about the health of your body. To exercise is to be selfish for just a brief moment in the day. Yes, it is okay to selfishly carve out time in your life, put everything else on hold and just go for a run or a walk or go to the gym. These are the... Read moreChevron

Turning Old Food Favorites into Healthy Favorites

Does the mention of hamburgers, tacos, and spaghetti make your mouth water? Most likely your answer is “YES”, quickly followed by the little voice in your head that says, “What about your diet?”.  You can silence that guilty voice in your head by learning how to turn your old food favorites into healthy... Read moreChevron

The Most Notorious Sources of Pain at Work and Their Solutions

The bumper sticker read, “I owe, I owe, so off to work I go…” Unfortunately, the whistling while you work is quickly silenced by a painful experience at work. Eight hours per day, five days per week can be grueling when an ache, burn or throb is screaming at you. Happy tunes and cheery melodies cannot mask the intensity of some... Read moreChevron