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    Can Yoga Ease Your Pain?

    Have a pain problem and wondering if yoga can help? I understand – not just as a doctor, but also as a patient. I took up yoga when I ...

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    Why You Can't 'Fix' Your Pain

    As my patients can tell you, I’m a big fan of positive thinking. But there are times when an overly optimistic attitude or misguided belief ...

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    Can Chronic Pain Be Prevented?

    How we approach pain management largely depends on what’s causing the pain. When it’s a byproduct of an ongoing health condition, our ...

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    Should You Try Injections for Pain Relief?

    When pain is at its worst, we’re tempted to try just about anything to get some relief, including procedures like nerve blocks or ...

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    The Low Back Pain Treatments Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About

    If you’ve been feeling like your doctor visits aren’t doing much to help your low back pain, there’s now some research to back you up. The ...

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    4 Reasons to Think Twice About Back Surgery

    As you may have read in the news, Tiger Woods is recovering from a recent back surgery – his fourth back operation in the past few years ...

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  • Peter Abaci, MD

    Peter Abaci, MD

    Peter Abaci, MD, is one of the world’s leading experts on pain and integrative medicine and serves as the co-founder and Medical Director for the Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center. He is a dedicated healer, author, and radio celebrity. To learn more about Dr. Abaci, visit his website.