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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
photo of woman with pink dumbbells
Posted: May 27, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci The human body was designed to move, not sit at a desk or lie still all day. In fact, our bodies thrive on movement. On a microscopic level, movement triggers the production of many hormones and proteins, squeezes blood through capillaries, “cleanses... Read More
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Posted: Apr 06, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Since its inception two years ago, Pain Relief Revolution has been about being a voice for better and more progressive approaches to pain management. Our goal has been to empower our readers in their battles for creating sustainable relief from pain by... Read More
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Posted: Mar 23, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Believe it or not, sildenafil, known by its brand name, Viagra, might turn out to have a future role in pain management. Where this seems to have all started was with the observation that diabetics who were also concurrently using sildenafil for erectile... Read More
Abstract Painting
Posted: Mar 10, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Chronic pain can come from many sources- injuries, accidents, autoimmune disorders, too much sitting- you name it. No matter the causes, it poses significant challenges and can be a real struggle for the person in pain to overcome. An important part of... Read More
Woman engaged in conversation
Posted: Feb 16, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci If you are living with chronic pain then there is a good chance that you may find yourself feeling more isolated and poorly understood by those close to you like family members and friends. One of the unfortunate consequences of living with chronic pain can... Read More
Girl listening to music on train
Posted: Feb 02, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci   Mood changes are a common and challenging part of experiencing ongoing pain. The more chronic the pain, the more difficult it can be to undo these changes. Common mood disorders associated with chronic pain include depression and anxiety. In some... Read More
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Posted: Jan 15, 2015
By Dr. Peter Abaci Few medical treatments have been around longer than acupuncture, which goes back an estimated 3000 years. It was originally practiced in ancient China with rocks and stones before evolving into its current state that typically involves the placement of... Read More
Girl holding face in pain
Posted: Dec 22, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci There is never a good time for a migraine headache, but migraines can be especially troubling during the hectic holiday season that is upon us. In fact, this time of year can be a real challenge for many when it comes to headache prevention. While good cheer... Read More


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