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Mark Johnson Presenting at RSDSA Conference
Posted: May 08, 2018
Mark Johnson has a Ph.D in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas, and completed medical psychology rotations at Duke University Medical Center. His specialties include chronic pain, sleep, and co-occurring mood disorders. Dr.... Read More
Christine Hirabayashi
Posted: May 08, 2018
Christine Hirabayashi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Board-Certified Art Therapist. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration, and subsequently her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur... Read More
Posted: May 08, 2018
Michael Sullivan, PT, MSPT is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center. Mr. Sullivan's lecture deals with one of the many issues that people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome struggle with--that movement is painful, to the point... Read More
Dr. Peter Abaci Presenting at RSDSA Conference
Posted: May 08, 2018
Peter Abaci, MD is the co-founder and medical director of The Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, author of, "Take Control of Your Pain", and a frequent contributor to WebMD, Pain Pathways, and Huffington Post. His objective is to teach you how to have a great life with... Read More
Posted: Apr 29, 2013
The last few weeks have been interesting, indeed, for those who follow how the scientific world studies and interprets pain. Some of these stories hit the mainstream news circuit including one about a study showing an existential connection with acetaminophen begging some to... Read More
Posted: Apr 01, 2013
Last weekend spring hit my neck of the woods. I live in Los Gatos, California, about an hour south of San Francisco, nestled against the Santa Cruz Mountains, and home to Silicon Valley icons like Steve Wozniak and Netflix. So last Sunday I took the bait and hopped onto my road... Read More
Posted: Jan 03, 2013
Not only do muscles help us move, they also support the skeleton. The greater the “support load” taken on by the muscles, the less stress the joints have to endure, which helps them last longer. Conversely, as the muscles weaken, the load on the joints increases, ratcheting up... Read More
Man holding neck in pain
Posted: Jan 03, 2013
Walking We have known for many years now that bed rest actually makes back pain worse, while research suggests that walking can be an effective way to reduce low back pain. For example, one study published in 2005 in the American Journal of Public Health followed several... Read More
Posted: Jan 03, 2013
Sometimes patients are startled when I tell them that they’ve already been given a powerful pain medicine. “Was it some injection or pill?” they ask. I explain that this “medicine” is and always has been within them, waiting to be put to use. We know that we come equipped with... Read More
Posted: Dec 29, 2012
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