Christina Lasich, MD

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Christina Lasich, M.D., wrote about chronic pain and osteoarthritis for HealthCentral. She is physiatrist in Grass Valley, California. She specializes in pain management and spine rehabilitation.

Latest by Christina Lasich, MD

The Upsides and Downsides of Inversion Therapy

Are you thinking about trying inversion therapy? Or maybe you have never heard of inversion therapy? Then please keep reading because you need to know the upsides and the downsides of turning your body upside down. Methods of inverting the body have ...

Post-Traumatic Arthritis in Olympic Athletes

The Olympic athletes of yesteryear are still experiencing the pain of pursuing Olympic gold. As an athlete, are you at this same risk?

Q&A About All of Your Opioid Related Questions

If you take opioids, you may be wondering if whatever side effect you’re experiencing is related to the drug. Here is what you need to know about anything that is “opioid-induced.”

Hydrocodone: The Potential Benefits, Downsides, and Risks

In 2013, nearly 40 tons of hydrocodone was consumed worldwide. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), the United States accounts for nearly 100% of world total prescriptions for hydrocodone. Where are all those pills going? Chances ...

10 Worst Mistakes to Make with Low Back Pain

Here’s how to be smarter than your low back pain by avoiding these common mistakes.

The Truth About Hypnosis for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

If you want to experience less pain, you might want to consider trying hypnotherapy because some valuable goals can be achieved.

How Biofeedback May Help Chronic Pain

What is your body telling you? Being aware of these signals from your body, you can potentially use feedback to evoke change.

4 Ways to Age Gracefully with Chronic Pain

Although aging gracefully with chronic pain seems like a monumental task, here are some tips to smooth out the road ahead of you.

Meditation Helps Chronic Pain

Learn how meditation can retrain your brain to feel less pain.

Health Insurance and Chronic Pain

You might have noticed some changes in the coverage coverage on your medication. What happened?