Latest by Christina Lasich, MD

Why Your Joints Are Stiff in the Morning

Contrary to popular belief, stiff joints in the morning are not just a sign of getting older. Here’s what you need to know about it.

Driving Tips to Keep Your Back Comfortable

Now is the time to search for the most comfortable vehicle for your sore back.

Common Drugs That Are Abused

Did you know that over-the-counter drugs like antihistamines and cough medicine could lead to addiction? Here are common medications that can cause problems. Read more.

Finding a Back-Pain-Friendly Car

Whether you’re a passenger or a driver, riding in a car can increase your low back pain. Here are tips for choosing a car that’s right for your back. Read more.

When You Live with Someone in Pain

Living with someone who has chronic pain can be very difficult. Here are tips to help you improve your relationship.

How to Reduce Summer Chronic Pain

Chronic pain during the hot summer can be particularly tedious. Here are seven ways to help you navigate the next few months.

Wardrobe Choices That Can Boost Pain

Many items in your closet could actually be the culprit behind your chronic, nagging pain. See which fashion pieces are big no-nos. Read more.

Is Knee Surgery Worth the Risk?

Mild osteoarthritis of the knee may be more than just a nuisance, but is it worth having arthroscopic surgery?

When Constipation Is Worse than the Pain

Constipation may plague chronic pain sufferers from time to time. Consider these tips for getting your bowels moving.

5 Solutions to Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

You shouldn’t have to suffer with back pain during one of the special times of your life. Here are some pregnancy-safe remedies.