Is it Back Pain Or Kidney Pain? How to Tell the Difference

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 28, 2020

Your kidneys are located in the back of your abdomen, just under the rib cage, on each side of your spine. They are responsible for filtering out waste and extra fluid from your body, but their location in relation to your spine can leave people wondering whether it’s their kidney or back that’s in pain. […]

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Tips for Predicting & Preventing Pain After Spine Surgery

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 24, 2020

Spine surgery is often viewed as the final treatment option for patients who have struggled to find relief from their spinal discomfort, but that doesn’t mean it always solves all of your pain. Some patients still deal with pain after surgery, and medical experts have sought to learn which groups of individuals are at risk […]

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3 Reasons Back Problems Can Be Difficult To Diagnose

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 21, 2020

Before we can help a patient treat their back pain, we first need to understand what’s going on inside their body, and oftentimes this is easier said than done. Diagnosing a specific back injury is much more difficult than testing for other conditions, like the presence of an infection by drawing a blood sample, for […]

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5 Non-Spinal Injuries That Can End Up Hurting Your Back

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 17, 2020

Nobody wants to slow down after an injury, but if you keep trying to power through the pain and doing normal activities and movements, it can end up leading to worsening symptoms or other problems in your body. In fact, we treat a lot of patients who develop back pain after suffering an injury to […]

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Back Problems That Don’t Show Up On An X-Ray

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 14, 2020

When you think of a diagnostic imaging test, your mind first goes to an x-ray. It’s the most common imaging technique, and odds are you’ve undergone an x-ray if you’ve ever potentially fractured a bone in your body. While they can be an informative option for care providers, they aren’t always a perfect diagnostic option […]

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5 Ways To Treat Chronic Back Pain Without Surgery

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 10, 2020

By definition, chronic pain is discomfort that has been present for greater than three months. If you’ve been battling a pain condition for at least this long, it may seem like surgery is the only solution. Even though your pain may be a constant battle, there are plenty of non-operative options that could prove successful […]

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A Closer Look At How Children Experience Spine Pain

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 3, 2020

Back pain is often viewed as a problem that only affects older adults, and while this group is the most likely to experience spine pain, they are far from the only demographic to deal with the condition. Unfortunately, back pain is also an issue among teens and children, and unless it is treated properly, it […]

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Protecting Your Child’s Back During Virtual School Learning

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 31, 2020

There is a lot of uncertainty about the upcoming school year, and many parents are carefully weighing their options for how their children will attend school this fall. For others, that choice has been made for them already as districts are moving their curriculum online. We want all students to take care for their spine […]

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