Central Sleep Apnea And Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 4, 2021

Breathing is something we do subconsciously, which means we don’t have to think about doing it in order for our bodies to perform the action. This subconscious action is why we’re able to go about our day and get a good night’s sleep without needing to think about performing the act of breathing. However, sometimes […]

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Understanding The 4 Most Common Spine Surgery Procedures

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 28, 2020

More than 500,000 spine surgeries are performed in the US each year, and while no two spines are exactly the same, oftentimes the type of operation is similar. In fact, four specific procedures make up the majority of spinal operations performed each year. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at the four most […]

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What Drives Spine Surgery Dissatisfaction After A Successful Operation?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 21, 2020

It would stand to reason that after a successful spine surgery procedure and the realization that they are in less pain than they were before that a patient would be satisfied with the outcome of their operation. However, that’s not always the case. Recently, a group of researchers sought out to uncover why some patients […]

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Why One Appointment With A Spine Specialist Can Make All The Difference

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: December 14, 2020

Back pain is one of the most common conditions that the average person has to deal with as they get older, and many people incorrectly believe that it is just a normal part of getting older. As we discussed in a previous blog, back pain is never normal and it’s not something you should just […]

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How To Prepare For Outpatient Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 23, 2020

Advancements in surgical techniques mean that many spine surgeries can be performed using minimally invasive methods and conducted in an outpatient manner. While it’s great that surgeons can allow a patient to leave the surgical center on the same day as their operation, it doesn’t mean that recovery will be a breeze. In today’s blog, […]

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Predicting The Future Of Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 12, 2020

We’re always trying to expand our knowledge of the best ways to treat our patients and improve our surgical techniques, and we’re not alone. Countless industry experts are working hard to bring about advancements in surgical technology that will drive patient satisfaction and make surgeries safer. We’ve read a number of articles on the future […]

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How To Prepare For Spine Surgery That Has Been Delayed By COVID

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 6, 2020

If you’re like the millions of Americans whose access to healthcare has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, know that you shouldn’t just sit by and wait for everything to pass. This is especially true if it’s not just your ability to see your doctor that’s been impacted, but your ability to undergo an elective […]

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Discography – Not Just A Collection Of Musical Recordings

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 8, 2020

You may be familiar with the term discography as it pertains to the music industry, but it’s also a term for a medical procedure that can help doctors figure out what’s going on in your spine. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at what happens during a discography and how it can be […]

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