Back Pain Genes

The Challenges August Presents For Your Spine

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 10, 2020

We’re starting a new series where we take a closer look at how each month of the year challenges your spine and your neck in unique ways. Below, we kick off the series by seeing some of the ways August in Minnesota can lead to issues with your spine if you’re not careful. Be sure […]

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Spinal Disc Replacement

How To Prepare For Spine Surgery That Has Been Delayed By COVID

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 6, 2020

If you’re like the millions of Americans whose access to healthcare has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, know that you shouldn’t just sit by and wait for everything to pass. This is especially true if it’s not just your ability to see your doctor that’s been impacted, but your ability to undergo an elective […]

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3 Groups Of People At Higher Risk Of Back Problems

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 3, 2020

If you have a family history or a genetic predisposition to a certain ailment, you want to be informed so you can make smart choices and keep tabs on that aspect of your health. Demographic predispositions to certain health issues are no different, and there are a number of groups that are at a higher […]

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Machine Vibration Spine Pain

What’s Causing My Occasional Spinal Numbness?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 30, 2020

If your arm is numb because you slept in a weird position or your leg falls asleep after an extended session in your favorite recliner, odds are these are not signs of a major health issue. But what if this numbness or a tingling sensation occurs more frequently, and what if the area of the […]

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Motorcycle Back Pain

Could Your Motorcycle Be Causing Your Back Pain?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 27, 2020

The summer weather means that it’s finally nice enough for motorcycle enthusiasts to take their Harley on a cross country roadtrip or up north for a weekend getaway. Because the riding season is shorter here in Minnesota than in other parts of the country, many motorcycle riders try to squeeze in as much riding as […]

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Second Opinion Surgery

How To Have A Productive Appointment With Your Spine Specialist

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

If you have spine pain, the last thing you want is to feel like you aren’t any better off after a visit to the doctor’s office. You shouldn’t expect the doctor to be able to wave a magic wand and fix your back problem at this first appointment, but at the same time, you want […]

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discogenic spine pain

Why Lack Of Sleep – Not Just A Unsupportive Mattress – Is Bad For Your Back

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

When people think of how a poor night’s sleep leads to back pain, they typically imagine that the problem is caused by a poor sleep position or an unsupportive mattress. Don’t get us wrong, those are two common causes of back pain, but they aren’t the only sleep-related factors that can lead to worsening back […]

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Spine Pain Activities

Does Your Back Hurt? Check Your Chair

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 16, 2020

There are a number of threats to the health of your spine, but many of those are obvious threats as the result of physical trauma. Falling off a ladder, getting in a car accident, or a painful collision on the football field can all lead to back pain. But so too can less obvious causes, […]

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