Shoulder Pain

This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: Shoulder Injuries Guest speakers: Dr. Eric Kagel and Michael Sullivan Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Cupping, taping, acupuncture, massage… anything for the competitive advantage, as seen quite visibly on Michael Phelps’ cupping marks in this year’s Olympic games. The world’s top men’s swimmer is one of the most well known elite athletes reaching to alternative therapies left and right. Other highly visible Olympians using unconventional performance boosters include beach volleyball players and their brightly colored physio-tape.
Yoga for neck pain
Beginners Yoga: How To Relieve Neck Pain, Neck Tension, Headaches, and Shoulder Pain, naturally, Through Yoga! Learn how to holistically Relieve Tension & Pain in Your Neck and Shoulders, and Get Rid of Headaches in this Instructional Yoga Video. Certified Yoga Instructor Lauren Bringle from Austin TX, leads this Yoga flow.
Yoga for back pain
Yoga For Beginners: Relieve your Neck, Shoulder, & Back Pain Through Yoga in this 40 Minute Beginners Yoga Class! Learn how to Naturally and Holistically Relieve Tension & Pain in your Neck and shoulders in this, Easy to Follow Along, Instructional Yoga Video. Certified Yoga Instructor Lauren Bringle from Austin TX, leads this 40 Minute Yoga Flow. This video is excellent for anyone from beginner yogis to advanced yoga practitioners. 
By Dr. Peter Abaci
Statue of woman contemplating
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer among women, with the majority of cases involving post-menopausal women. About 1 out 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and it is estimated that about 230,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year along with 62,000 non-invasive cases. For many, they will develop hormone receptor positive forms of breast cancer which means that estrogen and...
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 inflammation subsides and the acute pain starts to resolve. This type of discomfort serves to protect you from further damage. For example, if you sprain an ankle, it becomes acutely...
post-mastectomy pain syndrome
By Dr. Peter Abaci Pain after mastectomy surgery for breast cancer can linger and even become a chronic problem. When it does, this is known as post-mastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS). Pain after breast cancer surgery can hinder resuming daily activities, increase body image distress, and interfere with intimacy. What are the symptoms of PMPS?
Jeff Wheeler standing in front of a boat
Jeff Wheeler has always wanted to travel to Southeast Asia. He also happens to need shoulder surgery. Next week, he’ll cross both items of his to-do list with a trip to Thailand. His itinerary concludes with a stint in a Bangkok hospital.
Our modern lifestyle has triggered a large number of pain problems related to the fact that we move so little. Twenty years ago few people had personal computers at home, and most probably didn’t own cell phones. Today, however, many jobs require almost continuous work at computer workstations. This means keyboarding, using a mouse, and sitting in a fixed position for hours on end.

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