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Posted: Jul 14, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci Epidural steroid injections have become one of the most commonly used pain treatments in modern medicine. In the US, we perform an estimated 10-11 million of these procedures each year, with about 20% of those coming in the more elderly Medicare population.... Read More
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Posted: Jun 17, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci It might be helpful to divide your pain treatment strategies into two categories- active and passive. Coming up with the right balance between these two types of approaches just might be the tipping point that you need to successfully control your pain and... Read More
Posted: Jun 02, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci Walking can be affected by all kinds of pain problems and injuries, including back pain, hip or knee arthritis, sciatica, and plantar fasciitis just to name a few. Despite the challenges, our ability to stay ambulatory and to walk at a good pace offers many... Read More
Posted: May 27, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci The NFL finds itself under legal attack once again, this time accused of pushing pain killer misuse among players. Last week multiple news sources reported that over 500 ex-players filed a lawsuit against the NFL for damages related to health problems from... Read More
woman with headache (holding head)
Posted: May 19, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci Migraine headaches are one of our biggest and most challenging pain problems to treat. About 11% of the American adult population suffers from migraines and almost 17% will experience a severe headache in any given three month time period. Migraines are the... Read More
Posted: May 19, 2014
I believe coming here to learn about pain treatments should be a special experience. This should be a place where you can be confident of receiving straight talk with an emphasis on scientific studies and outcomes from experienced providers. We recognize that there are many ways... Read More
Woman grocery shopping
Posted: May 19, 2014
What are the key traits of highly successful chronic pain sufferers? Everywhere you turn, from television shows to print, there is a wealth of advice devoted to helping you radically improve your appearance. If experts can teach you how to have great hair and look sexier, then... Read More
Woman holding head in pain
Posted: May 19, 2014
The Brain in Pain Maintaining a healthy brain can be a lot like farming. Growing produce is really a simple process, but there are many little nuances that determine the fate of the crops each year. First of all, farmers need soil and seeds, and they must use them properly.... Read More
Posted: May 19, 2014
It’s important to understand the difference between chronic and acute pain. Acute pain is what you experience when you first get injured. It is caused by tissue damage and the swelling and inflammation that come along with it. Once the injury starts to heal, the... Read More
Empty, unmade bed
Posted: May 08, 2014
By Dr. Peter Abaci Sleep disturbance seems to be one of the most common and problematic side effects of experiencing pain. In fact, problems sleeping are among the biggest complaints that I hear from patients each day. There are often many reasons for this. Arousal mechanisms,... Read More

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