Winter Spine Health

How To Care For Your Spine Health In The Winter

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 14, 2021

The cold months in Minnesota can leave you wanting to curl up with a blanket next to a roaring fire until the spring thaw, but being less active because of the cold, dark Minnesota winter can cause problems for your spine. On the flip side, if you embrace the cold and partake in seasonal activities […]

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Chronic Back Pain Help

Most Patients Prefer In-Person Spinal Appointments Unless This One Factor is Present

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 11, 2021

The pandemic has forced many medical practices to adapt in order to continue seeing patients and providing consultations. It’s not an ideal situation, but it’s better than the alternative of forcing patients to wait weeks or months to be able to safely see a specialist in person. The majority of doctors and patients prefer in-person […]

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Spine Exercise Elliptical

Why Is Exercise So Beneficial For Back Pain?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 7, 2021

If you’re a regular reader of our blog or have been looking online for answers to your back pain problem, you probably keep coming back to one common treatment recommendation – exercise. It’s very possible that exercise could be exactly what you need to help calm your irritation and let you live a more rewarding […]

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Back Strengthening

How To Safely Develop A Spine Strengthening Exercise Routine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 5, 2021

One of the most common complaints about getting older is how we wish we could go back in time and do things a little differently. Oftentimes people wish they would have taken better care of their back in their youth so that it wouldn’t be as painful as it is currently. And while we may […]

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January And Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 4, 2021

2020 is officially in the rearview mirror, and while we’re all probably glad about that, the changing of the calendar means it’s also time for another installment of how each month can be hard on your spine. We’ve already explored how August, September, October, November and December can be hard on your spine, and this […]

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Man suffering from back pain cause of office syndrome, his hands

Do Spinal Support Belts Actually Work?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 31, 2020

If you have a bad back, odds are you’ve done a little research to see if there are some ways you can prevent or limit back pain throughout your day. This sentiment is especially true for manual laborers who stress their spine each and every day through a variety of physical activities. Oftentimes these individuals […]

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Spine Dehydration

Understanding The 4 Most Common Spine Surgery Procedures

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 28, 2020

More than 500,000 spine surgeries are performed in the US each year, and while no two spines are exactly the same, oftentimes the type of operation is similar. In fact, four specific procedures make up the majority of spinal operations performed each year. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at the four most […]

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Christmas Tree Spine

The Similarities Between Caring For Your Christmas Tree And Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 24, 2020

If you’re like a lot of people this time of year, you have a Christmas tree displayed somewhere in your house. And if your tree is real, you know that you need to take care of it if it’s going to survive through the holiday season. In fact, caring for your Christmas tree is a […]

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