Return to Work After Spine Surgery

What Factors Influence your Return to Work After Spine Surgery?

Category: Spine Surgery, Surgery Recovery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 16, 2017

As we mentioned in a previous blog, one of the most common questions we receive when talking to patients about their spine care options is how soon can they return to work after spine surgery. The answer depends on your specific operation, but according to new research published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, several different […]

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Back Surgery Fix

Back Surgery – What it Can and Cannot Fix

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 12, 2017

We’ve made huge advancements in the field of spinal surgery, but it shouldn’t be viewed as a perfect option to cure all types of back pain. Some types of back pain can’t be addressed surgically, and others only partially help to reduce pain. That’s why it’s so important to have healthy expectations prior to your […]

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Threw My Back Out

I Threw Out My Back – Now What?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 10, 2017

You’ve probably heard someone say “I threw out my back,” but what does it really mean to throw out your back? Is there a specific injury associated with throwing out your back, or is it just a phrase people use to talk about nonspecific spine pain? What can you do to treat the problem if […]

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Chronic Back Pain Research

University Of Minnesota to Research Chronic Back Pain Treatments

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 9, 2017

Chronic back pain plagues millions of Americans every day. Scientists and medical researchers are always looking into new ways to treat and manage spine pain, but it is such a complex problem that solutions are often elusive. Even though the answers aren’t easy to find, we need to continue spending time and money on finding […]

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Spine Pain Help

5 Ways to Help Someone Suffering from Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 5, 2017

Spine pain affects more than 90 percent of Americans at some point in their life. Although you may not be dealing with back pain at the moment, odds are you know someone who is battling spine pain on a regular basis. So today, we’re going to share five ways you can help a friend or […]

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Medication for Spine Pain

Types of Medications For Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 3, 2017

Spine pain management is complicated, and oftentimes it requires a multi-faceted approach to best treat the problem. Oftentimes pain medications are part of the solution, and while they certainly shouldn’t be your only treatment method, they can help push you to a higher level of comfort when used in conjunction with other therapy techniques. However, […]

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Shoe Technology for Back Pain

Shoe Technology Aims To Prevent Back Injuries

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 2, 2017

When it comes to preventing spine injuries in the workplace, management can show as many educational videos as possible or display countless instructional signs about the proper lifting techniques, but employees are still going to lift in improper ways from time to time, which jeopardizes the safety of their spine. Management can’t be in every […]

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Speeding Spine Surgery Recovery

5 Tips for Speeding up Your Recovery after Spine Surgery

Category: Surgery Recovery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 28, 2017

One of the most common questions we receive during a surgical consultation is “How long will it take for me to recover after surgery?” This is a good question to ask, and while we may not be able to give you a specific date, we can share some tips for how you can help speed […]

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