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 get weak, stiff, and sore when they aren’t being used, so there can be significant aches and pains when you decide to start moving again. But finding the right exercise program...
This video is for people suffering from recent knee surgeries/injuries. This is also a GREAT practice for people with broken/fractured bones/pain in the lower body and knees. This video represents al practice that Lauren engaged in while she was on crutches. She wants to share this practice with the world so that others with similar situations know that yoga is ALWAYS available to anyone.FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/yogatxGoogle +: https...
Do You Have Supple, Strong, Stable Cells? When I first learned about connective tissue, scientifically called fascia, I was told it was an “accessory tissue.” What does that even mean? Why would my body have any accessory item in it at all? It turns out there’s nothing accessory about fascia. It’s well understood in anatomy that fascia serves a role in structural support, being the architectural fabric that is essential in the connection and...
We’ve all uttered the words “You are stressing me out!”, “This is so stressful!”, “I’m under so much stress at work”, “I’m feeling stressed out”, so I think we consider stress something that we are under or something that’s putting, well, stress on us. The reality is, all incoming information is considered stress. If you are alive and doing something, learning, or working, you are managing that incoming information and your brain considers ALL...
As I’ve said in trainings and even on TV, “Sometimes I like wearing high heels. I won’t give up my Jimmy Choos, but I don’t want to pay the price of vanity.” Research clearly shows that there are some seriously negative effects of wearing high heels daily. So whether you wear them every day or just for special occasions, there’s some cause and effect that you should consider if, like me, you are hell bent on not ditching your heels. So first,...
This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: Exercise. Guest speakers: Pete Keady, Dr. Kirk Churukian, and Dr. Rick Noodleman. Image courtesy of nenetus at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: Inside the World of Body Building Guest speakers: Laurann Puttnam and Dominic Certo Image courtesy of John Kasawa at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: Planning Your Summer Workout Guest Speakers: Laurann Puttnam, Scott Virgen, and Marlena Jaffa Image courtesy of nenetus at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Optimize your mind-body connection with information and resources that empower you to reduce pain and its impact on your brain and body. (1) Understanding Pain in less than 5 minutes, and what to do about it! (5:00) View it here. (2) Learn out Pain Psychology (12:47) View it here. (3) What Is Pain Catastrophizing? (6:53) View it here. (4) Free Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)  8-week course. Learn more here. (5) Free ...
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. Before I start...


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“This book is a powerful tool for patients who don’t understand why the pain management system needs changes....Dr. Abaci lays out the compelling reasons for this and backs [them] up with [his] personal experiences as a pain-management provider and as someone who has faced living with chronic pain himself.”

— Barby Ingle, president, Power of Pain Foundation

"Conquer Your Chronic Pain is a must-read for anyone living with pain. Following Dr. Abaci’s simple steps, you will learn important tools to not only manage (and heal) pain, but also reclaim happiness, purpose and overall wellness in life.”

— Paul Gileno, founder & president, U.S. Pain Foundation


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