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Why Is My Back So Uncomfortable When I’m Sitting Down?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 11, 2022

Sitting is supposed to be a relaxing position for our body compared to standing or walking, but for many people, sitting is anything but a relaxing experience. If you’re experiencing back or neck pain when you’re sitting down, you owe it to yourself to get to the bottom of your discomfort and begin a treatment […]

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Ruptured Spinal Discs

At What Age Does Our Spine Start To Degenerate?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 7, 2022

Our spines are not infallible, and eventually they all start to show some signs of wear and tear. But when does spinal degeneration typically start, and is there anything we can do to prevent this degeneration? We take a closer look at how wear and tear can lead to spinal degeneration, and some things you […]

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Spine Exercise Elliptical

Protecting Your Spine Before, During & After Exercise

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 5, 2022

Exercise is essential for spine health and total body fitness, but getting regular exercise can be hard if back pain makes movement difficult. Even low-intensity exercise can be great for preventing or treating spine issues, so long as you know how to approach the activity. In today’s blog, we share some tips for protecting your […]

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Back Pain Gadget

Back Pain Relief Gadgets That Actually Work

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 30, 2022

When it comes to back pain relief, there is no magic pill or secret elixir you can drink to solve your back pain instantly. However, if you watch enough infomercials or stroll down the As Seen On TV aisle at the pharmacy, odds are you’ve seen some gadgets that claim to be a miracle cure […]

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Hydration for Spine Health

How Staying Hydrated Can Help Protect Your Back From Injury

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 27, 2022

Summer is off to a hot start here in the Twin Cities, and if you’re not careful, this heat can put extra stress on your body as a result of dehydration. If you’re sweating more and not regularly replenishing fluids, a number of different bodily systems will not be working at full capacity, and that […]

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Managing Your Nutrition And Medications After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 23, 2022

It’s important to be mindful of what you put inside your body at all times, but that’s especially true in the wake of a surgical procedure. Your nutrition and medication intake can fuel you to a speedy recovery or derail your progress if you’re not careful. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at […]

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Upper Back Pain

5 Tips For Regaining Trust In Your Back After Spine Injury Or Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 20, 2022

After a significant injury or surgical operation, it’s normal for people to shy away from activities they once loved out of fear of suffering a setback. It’s possible to lose confidence in your spine’s ability to handle the stress you throw at it, but nobody wants to live a life away from some of their […]

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Sneezing Back Pain

Why Does My Back Hurt When I Sneeze?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 16, 2022

A sneeze is a helpful maneuver your body initiates when there are objects in the nasal passage that it wants to clear out, but due to the forces involved, a sneeze can also be quite painful if you’re dealing with a pre-existing back condition. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at why it […]

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