Spine Pain

5 Tips to Care for Your Spine When You’re Stuck at Home

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 26, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most Minnesotans are going to be staying at home for the next few weeks or months. When you’re stuck at home, it can be easy to sit on the couch all day, but how you do so is important for your spine health. Below, we share some tips for caring […]

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Treating Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Tips for Treating Juvenile Disc Disorder

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 23, 2020

Back pain is typically viewed as a problem that affects the older generation, and while it’s true that proportionally you’re much more likely to deal with a form of spine pain if you’re older compared to younger individuals, back pain still affects a large portion of kids and young adults. One condition that we’re beginning […]

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Work From Home

Preventing Back Pain When You’re Working From Home

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 20, 2020

If you’re like a lot of Americans, you may find yourself trying to conduct work from home for the foreseeable future as the nation continues to practice social distancing to deal with COVID-19. While you may find it a bit harder to be productive at your new office, especially if your kids are in the […]

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Tiger Woods Back Pain

An Update on Tiger Woods’ Spine Issues

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 17, 2020

Tiger Woods was expected to play in The Players Championship last weekend, but he withdrew in the days leading up to the tournament citing back pain. For those unfamiliar with golf, this may not seem like all that big of a deal early in the season, but The Players Championship is often viewed as golf’s […]

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Spinal Disc Replacement

5 Steps to Reduce Risks Associated with Spine Surgery

Category: Minimally Invasive Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 12, 2020

Surgery is oftentimes the final option for patients and providers looking to treat back pain because even when it is performed laparoscopically, an operation is still a significant physical trauma on your body. Because of this, surgeons typically want to pursue a few different non-operative options to see if they can help a patient find […]

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Accupressure Back Pain

The Different Grades of Lumbar Strains And Sprains

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 9, 2020

We ask a lot of our spines on a daily basis, and if some of the soft tissues that help facilitate movement becomes overstressed, injuries can occur. Injuries to ligamentous tissue in the spine are classified as lumbar strains, while injuries to the spinal muscles are classified as sprains. Each of these injuries are graded […]

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Hyperlordosis of the Spine

Why Is Back Pain So Hard To Treat?

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 5, 2020

Spine pain is one of the most common health conditions in the world, so why is it oftentimes so hard to treat? Shouldn’t we have a pretty good system in place for treating a wide variety of back problems? It’s true that back pain is often difficult to treat, but it’s certainly not impossible. Some […]

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

5 Tips For Improving Your Spinal Flexibility

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 2, 2020

Maintaining flexibility and range of motion at all levels of your spine is important during athletic activity, but it’s also beneficial for many tasks our bodies perform on a daily basis. From gardening, to shoveling, to cooking, being able to move your spine without pain is crucial for performing tasks and maintaining a high quality […]

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