Monday, July 28, 2014

Christina Lasich, MD's Posts

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

Music Therapy Can Relieve Pain

Listening to music is more than just another way to pass the time. Music has a huge impact on the brain. Because listening to music can be a form of psychotherapy, many hospitals employee music therapists to guide patients on a musical journey that can greatly reduce suffering and promote healing. By exploring the impact that a melody can have on... Read moreChevron

Joint Replacement Surgery Can Damage Nerves

Following joint replacement surgery, the expectation is for optimal success which means no pain, full use of the joint and return to normal activities. Most of the time, these expectations are met. An unfortunate few do not experience good results after a joint replacement surgery. Some experience problems with infections as already discussed.... Read moreChevron