Saturday, February 06, 2016

Christina Lasich, MD's Posts

What NOT to Do if you have Arthritis Pain

Not sure what to do or what not to do now that arthritis pain is slowing you down? Doing the wrong things can make matters worse, while doing the right things can help relieve the pain. But what is right and what is wrong? This list is everything you should NOT do if you have osteoarthritis pain. These tips could save you from experiencing... Read moreChevron

10 Strategies to Improve Your Activity Tolerance

How well do you tolerate doing activities now that you are feeling arthritis pain? Probably not so well. Depending on which joint is affected, you may not be able to walk as far, do as much or keep going as long. Overall, arthritis pain might be slowing you down. But life doesn’t have to be so inactive. If you use certain strategies, you... 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... Read moreChevron

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

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... Read moreChevron