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Dealing with Chronic Pain

Dan Tritle

An estimated 50 million Americans live with day to day pain from sports injuries, back injuries, car accidents, or health conditions.We talk about medications but also the many other treatments pain doctors are using including acupuncture, yoga, massage and much more.  Also discussed: the psychiatric approaches to pain and suffering, and the role spirituality can play.  Mindy Todd's guests include Dr. John Bete; who specializes in pain medicine at Cape Cod Healthcare; clinical psychologist Dr. Michael Abruzzese; yoga instructor and psychotherapist Krishna Sprinkle; and licensed acupuncturist Antonio DaSilva.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.