Spinal Headaches Treatment

What Are Spinal Headaches & How Are They Treated?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 20, 2018

If you have a headache, you probably assume there is a chemical imbalance somewhere in your brain. However, one subset of headaches is actually caused by an issue in your spine. Not surprisingly, these headaches are known as spinal headaches. Below, we explain what causes spinal headaches, and we discuss their treatment options. Causes of […]

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Delayed Whiplash Pain

Treating Delayed Whiplash Injuries

Category: Neck Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 19, 2018

Whiplash is one of the most common ways people injure the cervical portion of their spine. Severe whiplash is most common in automobile accidents, but it can also occur during athletic activity or during any action where you are thrust forward or backward in a violent motion. Whiplash is kind of a unique condition, because […]

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Psychologically Prepare Back Surgery

How To Psychologically Prepare For Back Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 15, 2018

In order to be best prepared to have a successful surgery, patients need to be healthy both physically and mentally. It’s easy to focus on the physical nature of surgery while ignoring the psychological aspects, and that can lead to trouble. Today, we’re going to share some tips to ensure you are mentally and psychologically […]

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What Is Neurogenic Claudication, and How is it Treated?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 13, 2018

Neurogenic claudication is a condition that affects a person’s gait, oftentimes causing a noticeable limp. It is commonly caused by a narrowing of the spinal canal in the lumbar spine, which means patients with untreated spinal stenosis are at risk for developing the condition. Today, we take a closer look at neurogenic claudication, and we […]

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Tennis Spine Injury

How To Protect Your Spine During Tennis

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 12, 2018

Tennis is a great sport for all ages. The sport is growing here in the US, and it’s becoming popular with all age groups, from high schoolers to seniors. Not only is it a fun activity, but it can help strengthen key muscles groups and joints in your body. That being said, with any physical […]

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Bone Spurs in Neck

5 Tips For Speeding Up Your Recovery After Neck Surgery

Category: Neck Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 9, 2018

Every surgery takes a significant toll on your body, and that is especially true for neck surgery because of the nature of your cervical spine. Your neck is tasked with supporting your head and facilitating movement, so unlike a fractured leg, you can’t just put your head up on the couch and take weight off […]

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Revision Spine Surgery

Why Might You Need Revisional Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 6, 2018

Everyone hopes that spine surgery is the end of the line when it comes to treating their back pain, and while it works for the vast majority of individuals, some patients need a second surgery. But why do some people need to go under the knife a second time? Today, we take a look at […]

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Treating Chronic Back Pain

5 Tips For Treating Chronic Back Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 5, 2018

Spine pain can be broken down into two specific categories: acute pain and chronic pain. Acute pain is caused by a specific moment of injury, and because of this, it is often the easier of the two to treat. Chronic pain is pain that returns or goes unresolved for at least 12 weeks. Treating chronic […]

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