Headaches

Mark Johnson Presenting at RSDSA Conference
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. Johnson has been with the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center since 2014. This presentation is part of a broader discussion on integrated Solutions to CRPS, treating the whole...
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 where individuals with CRPS don't feel they have the choice to be active. The lecture also talks about neuroplasticity, graded motor imagery, mirror box therapy, and virtual...
Dr. Peter Abaci Presenting at RSDSA Conference
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 CRPS. This presentation is part of the broader discussion on integrated Solutions to CRPS, treating the whole person, and optimizing wellness.

PMS

This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: PMS Guest speakers: Laurann Putnam and Carla Hernandez Photo courtesy of tipstimes.com/menstrual on flikr.com
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 neck stretch
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. This is a Beginners level instructional Yoga video.
Girl holding face in pain
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 is the name of the game, the holidays can be a time for late night parties and gatherings, frantic schedules, long-distance traveling, end of year business wrap ups, and stressful family...
woman with headache (holding head)
By Dr. Peter Abaci
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...
Background: Chronic cluster headache is a severely disabling neurological disorder. Evidence from open-label case series suggest that occipital nerve stimulation may be effective for the treatment of chronic cluster headache. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a microstimulator for chronic cluster headache. Study Design: Prospective, observational feasibility study plus medical record review.

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