Could My Spine Pain Be Cancer?

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 3, 2021

When a new pain develops, especially if there is no obvious cause as to why it has started, our minds can start racing as to what could be going on. Sometimes this leads people to jump to the worst possible potential outcome, which is oftentimes cancer. So could that new pain in your spine be […]

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5 Tips For Preventing Cycling-Related Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 19, 2021

The Twin Cities is a very bike friendly area when the weather complies, and even during the cold months, many Minnesotans head to spin class or jump on their stationary bikes. Biking can be great exercise, but because the exercise puts your spine in an odd position, it can easily result in back pain if […]

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4 Common Causes Of Spine Pain In Millennials

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 29, 2021

We oftentimes see spine pain as something that only affects older individuals, but the fact of the matter is back pain doesn’t discriminate, and we’re all only getting older. However, we’ve noticed that certain injuries or pain patterns are becoming more popular among a younger group of individuals. In today’s blog, we take a closer […]

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5 Treatment Options For Spinal Nerve Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 16, 2020

Numerous nerves pass through the spinal canal and near other spinal structures, so it’s not uncommon for them to become compressed or damaged. Left untreated, these affected nerves can lead to pain, numbness, functional weakness or other physical issues. The good news is that depending on the root cause of nerve pain, there are a […]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Leads To Shorter Need For Opioids

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 22, 2020

A new study that was presented at the AAOS 2020 Virtual Education Experience found that patients who undergo certain types of minimally invasive spinal procedures can quit opioids sooner than those that get the open operation, among other benefits. For the study, researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City examined the […]

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How Much Pain Will There Be After Spine Surgery?

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 15, 2020

When patients are told that they’ll need to undergo a spinal procedure, one of the first questions that often comes to mind is in reference to pain. Many want to know if the procedure or the aftermath will be painful or if it will provide pain relief from their current condition. As you might have […]

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Why Is Back Pain So Hard To Treat?

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 5, 2020

Spine pain is one of the most common health conditions in the world, so why is it oftentimes so hard to treat? Shouldn’t we have a pretty good system in place for treating a wide variety of back problems? It’s true that back pain is often difficult to treat, but it’s certainly not impossible. Some […]

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3 Ways To Prevent Your Computer From Causing Spine Pain

Category: Spine Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 16, 2020

More than 75 million people in the United States work at a computer for the majority of their work day, and the average office worker spends 1,700 hours a year in front of a computer, so it’s important that we recognize how this technology can affect our spines. There are three main ways that computers […]

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