Winter-Depression

The Link Between The Winter Blues And Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 11, 2019

The holiday season isn’t always a festive time for everyone, and in fact, the cold winter season can actually have the opposite effect on a number of people. Cold weather and less daylight have been linked to an increased risk of depression and depressive thoughts, which can actually manifest into physical issues. In today’s blog, […]

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Spine Pain Doctors

2 Non-Opioid Treatments Prove Successful For Chronic Low Back Pain

Category: Back Pain, Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 9, 2019

New research published in the Journal of Internal Medicine found that two non-opioid treatment methods showed promising results for treating patients with chronic low back pain. For the study, researchers sought to determine if certain movement-based treatment options could help treat patients plagued by chronic low back pain. The two treatment methods they analyzed were […]

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Pillow for Spine

How To Pick A Pillow For Optimal Spine Support

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 5, 2019

We’ve talked a lot about how your mattress choice can go a long way in helping or hurting your back, but there’s another aspect of sleep health that needs your attention – your pillow. The vast majority of people use at least one pillow when they sleep, and if it’s not doing the job correctly, […]

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Obesity & Back Pain

How Excess Weight Can Affect Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means the holiday season is in full swing. This also means that we might have more opportunities to feast at some holiday parties or family get-togethers, and when you couple that with less daylight and colder temperatures that can impact our motivation to exercise each day, it’s easy to […]

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Common and Uncommon Causes of Back Pain

Why Does My Back Pain Keep Coming Back?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 27, 2019

When we suffer an injury or develop a health condition, we hope that treatment takes care of the problem once and for all. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Even when it seems like we’ve successfully treated a problem, a small portion of patients have a recurrence or future development of the same issue. This […]

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Spine Travel Tips

Protecting Your Spine During Thanksgiving Travel

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving week is upon us, and that means millions of people will soon be taking planes, trains and automobiles to visit friends and family. We’ve talked about how the Thanksgiving holiday can trigger back pain in the past, but today, we’re going to hyperfocus on the travel aspect of Thanksgiving or any holiday where you’re […]

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Athletes Spinal Stress Fractures

How Athletes Can Prevent Lower Back Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 21, 2019

Athletes tend to be in better shape than the average person, but that doesn’t mean they’re less likely to have back pain. In fact, because of all they put their bodies through in order to be ready for the rigors of their sport, there’s a good chance that they may deal with low back pain […]

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Scoliosis-Causes

5 Common Causes of Scoliosis

Category: Scoliosis | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 18, 2019

Scoliosis is a condition that involves an abnormal curvature of your spine. Although the condition only affects about 2-3 percent of the population, that’s upwards of 9 million people here in America. And although the condition can be treated with physical therapy or a surgical procedure, medical experts want to get a better understanding of […]

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