Spine Surgery Recovery

What Is Spinal Gout?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 25, 2023

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that develops when your body cannot adequately get rid of uric acid that builds up in the bloodstream. When this happens, microscopic urate crystals can develop in the joints, irritating the delicate soft tissues and causing a host of symptoms. Gout is far more common in the feet, […]

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Spinal Cord Stimulation

What Is A Spinal Tap?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 23, 2023

If you know more about the band Spinal Tap than the procedure, you’re not alone. Millions of adults are more familiar with the band than the medical procedure, but we want to do our part to change that with today’s blog. Below, we’re going to take a closer look at the spinal tap procedure and […]

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Vitamin D for Spine Health

These Vitamins And Nutrients Are Key For A Healthy Spine

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 18, 2023

What we put in our bodies plays a key role in the health and development of our spine. Certain vitamins and nutrients are especially helpful in ensuring that our spine has what it needs to grow and develop as expected. So if you’re looking to improve your spinal health, you’ll want to make it a […]

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Taxing Your Spine

What Is Central Cord Syndrome And How Is It Treated?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 16, 2023

Central Cord Syndrome (CCS) involves an incomplete traumatic injury somewhere along the cervical portion of the spinal cord. It can lead to a variety of symptoms, but because it involves an incomplete trauma to the spinal cord, it typically does not involve complete paralysis. Below, we take a closer look at why central cord syndrome […]

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Pregnancy Related Back Pain

6 Tips For Treating Tailbone Pain After Childbirth

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 12, 2023

In many instances, bruised tailbones will heal with the help of non-operative techniques over the course of 2-4 weeks, while tailbone fractures tend to take about eight weeks to heal. Here’s a look at some of the ways to help the tailbone recover following childbirth, and some tips for making life a little more comfortable […]

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Pregnancy Spine Pain

What Causes Tailbone Pain After Childbirth?

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 9, 2023

A woman’s body goes through some immense changes during pregnancy and the birthing process, but these physical changes can also be quite uncomfortable and even painful. And while your spine may start to bother you a little more as your developing baby puts more stress on your back, your tailbone may be the area of […]

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Back Pain and Negative Thoughts

6 Tools Spine Specialists Use To Diagnose Your Back Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 5, 2023

Figuring out what’s causing your back pain is a little like trying to solve a puzzle in that you may need to approach the problem in a few different ways in order to really understand the best way to approach the challenge. Thankfully, spine specialists have a number of tools in their arsenal to help […]

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Sciatica Non-Surgical Treatment Options

5 Factors That Affect Your Sciatica Risk

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 3, 2023

Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body, beginning in your lower back before branching off and running down each of your legs. If the nerve gets impinged at any point along this path, it can lead to a host of symptoms including pain, numbness, decreased range of motion and an inability to […]

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