Spine Tumor Surgery

What To Expect After Spine Tumor Surgery

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 17, 2017

If you’ve been told that you need to undergo an operation to remove a tumor in your spine, odds are you have plenty of questions about what the future holds. Your doctor will walk you through the specifics of your operation based on your exact situation, but most patients who undergo a tumor removal have […]

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Veterans Back Pain

Helping Veterans Manage Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 15, 2017

Spine pain is a very common issue in today’s society, but it is even more common in veterans. Not only are they routinely put through physical tests both in training and in the field, but they are often carrying 20-50 pounds of gear at the same time. The extra weight and the physical movements take […]

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Spine Surgery Problems

What Problems Are Most Likely to Happen During Spine Surgery?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 14, 2017

Even the most minor of surgical procedures carries with it some risks, but doctors and medical staff are always working hard to reduce the likelihood of problems or complications. One way in which medical teams work to prevent problems is by reviewing which mistakes are occurring and working hard to correct these issues. A recent […]

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Football Player Spine Injury

5 Ways Football Players Can Protect Their Spines From Injury

Category: Spinal Cord Injury | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 10, 2017

If you play high school football, two-a-days are probably underway. Football season is back, and that means players of all levels are putting on the pads and hitting the practice fields, but it also means we’ll undoubtedly see an uptick in injured players in our clinic. Back injuries are somewhat common on the football field, […]

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Spinal Lesions

What Are Spinal Lesions?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 8, 2017

If you’re dealing with spine pain and a visit to a specialist suggests that you’re dealing with a spinal lesion, you’re probably wondering exactly what that means. Is it a non-issue? Is it cancer? Is it somewhere in between? In today’s blog, we’re going to explain what a spinal lesion is, and we’re going to […]

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Common and Uncommon Causes of Back Pain

Common & Uncommon Causes of Back Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 7, 2017

Back pain is very common, and roughly 90 percent of the population will deal with some sort of back injury at some point in the life. But while spine pain is common, not all types of spine injuries are common. Today, we take a closer look at three common causes of back pain, and three […]

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Chef Back Pain

6 Ways Chefs & Cooks Can Prevent Spine Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 3, 2017

Life in the kitchen can be hectic, whether you’re cooking for your profession or simply trying to survive a Thanksgiving dinner with the in-laws. You may not notice it because you’re so focused on meal prep, but your spine can take a beating after hours in the kitchen. Today, we’re going to share six tips […]

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Torn Back Muscle Surgery

Surgery For A Torn Back Muscle

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 1, 2017

Most muscle injuries will fully recover with the help of a conservative treatment plan, but that’s not always the case. In serious instances where the muscle suffers a serious tear or it tears in a delicate location, surgery may be necessary. Below, we take a look at how back muscles can tear, and how surgery […]

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