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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Botox Chronic Back Pain

The Safety of Epidural Steroid Injections

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 23, 2020

For many individuals with lower back or sciatic nerve-related pain, they need a little assistance pushing pain to the side so they can progress with things like physical therapy or exercise that can help provide more long-term relief. Many of them find this help in the form of an epidural steroid injection. With an epidural […]

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Sugar Spine Health

How Sugar Can Affect Your Spine Health

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

Eating a healthy diet is important for your total body wellness, but sometimes it’s really hard to stay on track when there are donuts in the breakroom or a pint of ice cream in the freezer at home. These goodies are packed with sugar, and while they taste great, they can also cause or exacerbate […]

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Helping After Back Surgery

3 Ways To Prevent Your Computer From Causing Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 16, 2020

More than 75 million people in the United States work at a computer for the majority of their work day, and the average office worker spends 1,700 hours a year in front of a computer, so it’s important that we recognize how this technology can affect our spines. There are three main ways that computers […]

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Spinal Tumors

Diagnosing & Treating Malignant Spinal Tumors

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 13, 2020

Tumors of the spine are rare, but they can have serious consequences and need to be treated with the help of a spine specialist. Even when they are benign, spinal tumors can affect the integrity and stability of your spine. Malignant tumors cause even more problems, and they need to be treated as soon as […]

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Close up spinal cord bone

What Are The Risk Factors For Spinal Osteoporosis?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 9, 2020

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes the bones to become weak and brittle, which in turn increases a person’s risk of suffering a fracture. It can develop in multiple areas of your body, but today’s focus is on caring for individuals who are battling osteoporosis of the spine. When osteoporosis develops in the spine, […]

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Overtreat Back Pain

Back Pain While Sitting – Your Treatment Options

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 6, 2020

Sitting is supposed to be a little reprieve from the rigors of the day, but for many people, back pain causes sitting to be an uncomfortable experience. Whether your back pain only develops when you’re sitting, or it simply gets worse when seated, know that this isn’t normal and you should actively treat the problem. […]

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Lingering Back Pain

How To Treat A Lingering Back Injury

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 2, 2020

Back problems plague hundreds of millions of people across the globe, and one of the biggest reasons why chronic back issues exist is because people don’t take them seriously or treat them as they should. Some people just try to push through the pain, and others assume their discomfort is just part of getting older. […]

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