Treat Back Pain Quickly

How To Quickly & Easily Treat Back Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 23, 2017

Spine pain can seemingly strike out of nowhere, and pain can range from mildly annoying to a major issue. Oftentimes when pain strikes without a direct cause, as in you didn’t hurt it by falling off a ladder or getting in a car accident, you can manage pain and discomfort by performing a couple simple […]

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Back Pain Weather Changes

Back Pain When The Weather Changes

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 22, 2017

If you’re like me, you probably had that one relative growing up who claimed they could tell that a storm was coming because their knee or lower back was acting up. As we’ve noticed recently in the Twin Cities, the weather can change at a moment’s notice, but can these changing weather patterns really cause […]

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Recurrent Spinal Disc Herniation

Treating A Second Disc Herniation After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 21, 2017

When you undergo surgery for a health issue, you hope that the procedure fixes the problem and you never have to deal with it again. While surgery is successful for some people, it can fail for others. The surgery can also be successful for a while, only to develop the same problem later in life […]

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Spinal Cord Gray Matter

Spinal Cord Gray Matter Degeneration Could Help Spot Multiple Sclerosis Earlier

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 20, 2017

New research on the degeneration of spinal cord gray matter is helping medical experts identify multiple sclerosis earlier than ever before. For their study, researchers examined 64 patients who had their first symptom of MS just one year prior. After studying the individuals who went on to develop progressive MS and relapsing MS, researchers noticed […]

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Why Your Back Pain Won't Go Away

Why Your Back Pain Won’t Go Away

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 15, 2017

Roughly 90 percent of people suffer from back pain at some point in their life, but the majority of people can find relief through conservative or surgical treatment options. However, for a smaller number of people, back pain becomes chronic, meaning it lasts for a period of three months or more. Oftentimes it leaves people […]

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Why Does My Back Hurt?

“Why Does My Back Hurt When…” – Possible Back Problems Based On When Pain Occurs

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 14, 2017

We get a lot of questions in our office about spine pain, and a lot of the questions have similar origins. A lot of the questions start with phrases like “Why does my back hurt when I…” or “My back hurts when I…” or something along those lines. People want to know why their back […]

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Minnesota Back Doctor

How To Choose The Best Back Doctor

Category: Surgeons | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 13, 2017

Most of us are comfortable with our primary care physician, but it can be difficult to know where to turn when you are dealing with a specific condition. Your primary care doctor can help treat a sprained ankle or a back spasm, but you’d probably receive better treatment for a condition like a fractured ankle […]

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Treating Back Pain Causing a Limp

Treating Back Pain That’s Causing A Limp

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 9, 2017

Spine problems can range from mildly irritating to majorly debilitating, and problems in our back can inhibit function in other areas of our body. Disc issues can lead to bladder issues, while nerve problems can lead to numbness or muscle weakness. Other times a spinal problem can affect the way we walk. Today, we take […]

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