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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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    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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    Your Anger Could Be Making Your Pain Worse

    When you’re living with ongoing pain, there can be a lot of very sound reasons for being upset, frustrated, and downright ...

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    Why You Need Hope

    “Is there hope?” is a question I hear often. One of my patients struggling with a low back injury recently mentioned that ...

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    5 Ways to Boost Your Pain Management

    Right about now there is a good chance that you have been thinking about ways you might “hit the refresh button” on your pain management ...

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    How Past Trauma Can Affect How You Experience Pain

    Our experience of pain can have a lot to do with our past – especially when our past includes trauma. Research is showing us that the ...

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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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    2 Mistakes That Can Make Your Pain Worse

    What if I told you that, besides being generally unpleasant (to put it mildly), pain can also be deceiving and misleading? Yes! Pain can ...

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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.