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Posted: Feb 02, 2016
By Dr. Peter Abaci A common complaint for many with chronic pain problems like arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, and CRPS is difficulty with memory and just not feeling mentally sharp. Brain research seems to back up the mental cloudiness that many in pain experience on a... Read More
To-do list
Posted: Jan 04, 2016
By Dr. Peter Abaci Nearly half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions this time of year, but unfortunately, research suggests that very few actually fully accomplish them. For many, their resolutions revolve around improving their health, like exercising more,... Read More
Posted: Dec 14, 2015
Barefoot and Pain Free Most of us spend a lot of time in our shoes, and in many cases we also spend a lot of money on what we put on our feet. In addition to wanting our feet to look good in them, we also choose our shoes to provide comfort, support and protection from the... Read More
Posted: Nov 10, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci More than a third of Americans (78.6 million) are now estimated to be obese. Obesity is typically defined as having a body mass index of over 30, and it is widely considered to be a significant risk factor for a number of chronic diseases, including heart... Read More
medication
Posted: Oct 19, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Perhaps no health problem in America is in bigger need of an infusion of quality care right now than the treatment of pain. One form of treatment that has been under the microscope as of late is the prescribing of opioid-based pain killers, with concerns... Read More
maze
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci According to the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), September was anointed Pain Awareness Month in 2001 “to raise awareness in the issue of pain and pain management,” with a goal of creating “greater understanding among health care... Read More
Woman on scale
Posted: Aug 31, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Managing chronic pain on a daily basis can be challenging enough, but on top of that many patients with chronic pain are often faced with dealing with other significant chronic diseases at the same time. In fact, I have had countless patients over the years... Read More
Desert with bright sky
Posted: Jul 21, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Managing chronic pain is often a hard battle to win. Sometimes just hanging in there can be a frustrating and draining process, but finding ways to problem solve in order to overcome hurdles can be a key trait to develop for long-lasting success. It’s... Read More
Apple Watch Fitness
Posted: Jun 29, 2015
Being healthy doesn’t just happen. It requires work and dedication. Likewise, effectively managing pain also takes special effort and commitment. When you have a chronic condition like fibromyalgia or back pain, you can’t expect to just wake up one day and be rid of... Read More
Bacteria on slide
Posted: Jun 19, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Trillions of microbes live in your gastrointestinal tract, including up to a thousand different species of bacteria. This mass, called the microbiome, contains more cells than the total number of cells in your entire body! Many of these microbes have a major... Read More

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