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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

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The Ups and Downs of Inversion Therapy

Are you considering inversion therapy for muscle spasms or a spinal condition? Learn about the upsides and the downsides of turning your body upside down.

Female professional downhill skier.

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?

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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.”

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All About Hydrocodone

Learn more about the pros, cons, and outright risks of using the powerful opioid pain medication hydrocodone.

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Don't Make These Mistakes With Low Back Pain

Here are 10 of the most common mistakes people with low back pain make and tips for how you can avoid them.

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The Truth About Hypnosis For Chronic Pain

If you struggle with chronic pain, you might want to consider hypnotherapy. Learn the truth about how hypnosis can help with chronic pain.

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How Biofeedback May Help Chronic Pain

If you live with chronic pain, you should pay close attention to the signals your body gives you. A form of mindfulness called biofeedback may be the key.

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4 Ways to Age Gracefully with Chronic Pain

Aging gracefully with chronic pain seems like a monumental task, but these tips can help smooth the road ahead of you.

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How Meditation Helps Chronic Pain

Meditation is more than just chanting and deep breathing, especially if you live with chronic pain. Learn how meditation can help your brain to feel less pain.

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Health Insurance and Chronic Pain

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