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Treating Lateral Recess Stenosis Of The Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 20, 2020

Spinal stenosis can lead to the compression of crucial nerves in your spine, and the condition can develop in a few different forms. One of the more common forms we see is what’s known as lateral recess stenosis, and oftentimes it results in the compression of a single nerve root in the cervical or lumbar […]

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Hamstrings Spine

How Tight Hamstrings Can Affect Your Spine

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

Most people assume that if they are dealing with back pain that the problem is housed somewhere in their spine. That’s a reasonable assumption, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes a problem in another area of the body causes a ripple effect that leads to pain onset in another area. In today’s blog, we […]

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How To Prevent The Need For A Second Back Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 13, 2020

Most patients hope that spine surgery is a one-and-done deal, but that doesn’t just happen by luck. In order to prevent the need for a second surgery, patients need to do a self evaluation of the activities and habits that landed them in this position in the first place and make appropriate changes. Below, we […]

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Spine Surgery Recovery

A Patient’s Role During The Spine Surgery Process

Category: Surgery Recovery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 10, 2020

If relief from back pain cannot be found through conservative measures, your specialist may recommend spine surgery. Surgery typically does a great job at reducing symptoms or eliminating pain, but it doesn’t just happen by chance. Yes, you want a skillful and experienced surgeon performing the operation, but the patient also plays a significant role […]

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The Many Benefits of A Spinal CT Scan

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 6, 2020

Your spine is arguably the most complex structure in your body, as a number of different bones, tendons and ligaments all act in unison to help ensure everything moves as it should. Because of this, if you develop back pain, it’s oftentimes difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s going on based on a description of symptoms […]

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Dr. Sinicropi Honored with Super Doctor Distinction

Category: Awards | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 3, 2020

Dr. Stefano Sinicropi and his care team always strive to provide each patient with the highest level of care, and that hard work has resulted in an honor from Super Doctors. Last week, we learned that Dr. Sinicropi was named a Super Doctor for 2019. He also earned this award in 2018, 2017 and 2016, […]

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Child Spine Pain

Treating Juvenile Osteochondrosis Of The Spine

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

Juvenile osteochondrosis, also referred to in a clinical setting as Calve disease or Scheuermann’s disease, is a developmental disorder that typically affects the growth of the thoracic spine, although it can also cause problems in the lumbar spine region. The condition results in the abnormal formation of the vertebral bodies, which can lead to curvature […]

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Spinal Instability

Why Spinal Instability Can Be So Problematic

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 27, 2020

Spinal instability is one of the most common conditions we see in our clinic because natural wear and tear is one of the main reasons you lose spinal stability. We can work to prevent instability, but at the same time, there’s only so much we can do in our battle against Father Time. As our […]

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