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    How Weight Loss Can Help With Pain Management

    Being overweight can have a significant impact on how we experience pain, but even modest weight loss can help turn things around.

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    Could Looking at a Painting Improve Your Pain?

    Many experts believe the arts have the power to promote healing and a better sense of well-being, and when used in this context, it is often referred to as the healing arts.

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    Telehealth for Pain Management: A Doctor's Tips

    If you are interested in using telehealth to improve your pain management, here are some tips that may help.

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    Managing Chronic Pain When You're Stuck at Home

    If you are finding that being sequestered at home due to COVID-19 seems to be making your pain management all the more difficult, here is some food for thought to help you work through this time period.

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    How Chronic Pain Affects Your Immune System

    With so many questions popping up right now about the dangers of the coronavirus, you might be wondering how chronic pain might affect ...

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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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    Better Pain Management During the Holidays

    The holiday season can be an intense time for many of my patients, with plenty of highs and lows. The pressure of participating in family ...

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    How to Manage Brain Fog Caused by Chronic Pain

    Do you find that you’re more forgetful or fuzzy-headed when you are in pain? Is it harder to concentrate? Like many with chronic pain ...

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    How Your Pain Can Spread

    Pain that starts in one place doesn’t necessarily stay there. Over time, pain can spread, shift, expand, or radiate, from one part of ...

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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.