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Posted: Dec 13, 2017
The holiday season can be a challenging time for pain management. For many, the transition to colder and more blustery weather means extra aches and pains. Beyond just the winter weather, the holidays can also be a time of added stress, excessive travel, poor eating (and... Read More
Posted: Dec 05, 2017
Are you feeling frustrated every time you see your doctor? Like you aren’t being heard and not getting the help you need? My guess is that if you are feeling disappointed with your visits with your pain doctor, you probably aren’t alone. Let’s face it, it can... Read More
Posted: Oct 27, 2017
I often hear my pain patients express regret about treatments they chose in the past (“I should have never had that surgery”) or remorse for the unhealthy lifestyle choices they’ve made, like smoking, avoiding exercise, or eating junk food. And sure, the... Read More
Posted: Oct 26, 2017
Our contributor Dr. Peter Abaci joins The Elysium Project podcast to discuss chronic pain treatments provided by the Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center in Los Gatos, California. You can hear Dr. Abaci's segment starting one hour into the podcast embedded below. About... Read More
Posted: Sep 26, 2017
As a doctor who sees firsthand the damage that chronic pain creates in people’s lives, I believe improving how we treat pain is the single most important public health challenge that we face – but not because of the opioid crisis or the $ 600 billion spent each year... Read More
Posted: Aug 23, 2017
By Dr. Peter Abaci It can feel like a catch-22: Everyone is telling you need to exercise, but when you’re in pain, exercising may be the last thing you feel like doing. And unfortunately, the longer you avoid it, the harder it can be to get started. Muscles and tendons... Read More
Posted: Jul 18, 2017
By Dr. Peter Abaci Don’t be surprised if the next time you see your doctor they suggest you go to an acupuncturist. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a recommendation that doctors get up to speed on complementary alternative therapies for treating... Read More
Posted: Jun 12, 2017
By Dr. Peter Abaci As you may have read in the news, Tiger Woods is recovering from a recent back surgery – his fourth back operation in the past few years (this one being a fusion). Once the greatest golfer in the world, Tiger had his first surgery in 2014, but since... Read More
Posted: May 15, 2017
By Dr. Peter Abaci If you’ve seen the regular stream of stories in the media about the “opioid epidemic,” the thought of starting an opioid pain medication might make you a little uneasy. But if you are scheduled for an elective surgery, dental work, or... Read More
Posted: May 02, 2017
Health Professional Radio - Interview with Dr. Peter Abaci In this segment of Health Professional Radio, they interview Dr. Peter Abaci and discuss chronic pain management and introduce some of the key topics from Dr. Abaci's latest book "Conquer Your Chronic Pain... Read More

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