Chronic Sciatica Pain

Why Won’t My Sciatica Go Away?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 15, 2019

Sciatica is a painful condition that involves compression or damage to one or both of the sciatic nerves that run down your spine and into each leg. Due to the location of the nerve, sciatic nerve problems can lead to pain, muscle weakness or numbness in your spine, hips or legs. The condition can also […]

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Man Back Pain

5 Tips For Preventing Back Pain In Your 30s & 40s

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 12, 2019

When we’re young, we often take our good health for granted and assume we’ll always be as athletic and flexible as we are in our teens and 20s. Unfortunately, that’s simply not the case, and most people begin to notice this in their 30s. As we get older, we need to put in more work […]

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Back Pain Getting Worse

How To Stop My Back Pain From Getting Worse

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 8, 2019

No matter what type of health condition you’re dealing with, be it diabetes, frequent headaches or chronic low back pain, nobody wants their condition to get worse. There may not be a way to turn back the clock and rid yourself of the condition, but you typically have the power to prevent the problem from […]

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Back Injured

How To Know If You Injured Your Back

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 5, 2019

For some, it’s very easy to tell that there is something wrong with their back. Maybe they heard a crack while moving a heavy box or they fell off a ladder and landed on their back and the injury is evident. But just as often if not more, the injury isn’t all that obvious, and […]

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Back Pain Standing

Why Do I Have Back Pain When Standing? Here are a Few Potential Reasons.

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 31, 2019

Back pain can come in many different forms, but one of the more common symptoms we hear about when asking patients about their pain is that their discomfort tends to increase when standing. So why does your back hurt when you stand up, and how can you treat this type of pain? We answer those […]

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Aging Spine

4 Common Conditions Associated With An Aging Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 29, 2019

No matter what we do, we can’t stop father time. That being said, if we eat a healthy diet, get regular exercise and take care of small problems as they arise, we can help keep our spine healthy long into our wonder years. But which spinal conditions most commonly affect older individuals? In today’s blog, […]

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Spinal x-ray

What Happens During A Spinal Stroke?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 24, 2019

A stroke is a medical condition in which the blood supply to the brain is cut off. This deprives the brain of oxygen and causes serious symptoms throughout the body. A stroke is a very serious medical event, but did you know that a brain stroke isn’t the only type of stroke that can occur? […]

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Spine Injuries

Researchers Working On An “EpiPen” For Spine Injuries

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 23, 2019

For individuals with a bee allergy, an EpiPen can be a literal lifesaver. The pen is designed to release epinephrine in the bloodstream, and that chemical helps to narrow blood vessels and open airways in the lungs, as breathing can often become difficult following an allergic reaction. But what if we could develop an EpiPen-style […]

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