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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Preventing & Treating Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

Category: Spine, Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 2, 2020

More than half a million spinal surgeries are performed each year in the US, and while surgeons do everything in their power to ensure the operation is a success, it’s inevitable that some patients will still deal with spine pain after their operation is complete. When this happens, it’s often referred to as post-laminectomy syndrome. […]

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Where Will Spine Surgery Be In 10 Years?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 17, 2020

Medical innovation seems to be increasing at an exponential rate, which is great for both patient and provider. However, it also makes it a little more difficult to predict where we’ll be in the future because we’re advancing at such a fast rate. Based on our experiences and reading some articles on the subject, it’s […]

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5 Signs It Might Be Time For Spine Surgery

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

Surgery is often viewed as the last resort for people dealing with back pain, but sometimes it becomes evident that an operation is inevitable. There are certain signs and symptoms that suggest an operation is your best bet at a full recovery. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at five of those signs. […]

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How We Can Resume Elective Spine Surgeries After COVID-19

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 27, 2020

Emergency surgeries are still being performed in Minnesota and across the US, but many elective surgeries have been put on hold for the time being. According to many of the charts, Minnesota is now past their peak in terms of resources needed to help those affected by COVID-19, so we should soon be able to […]

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Why You Should Consider Traveling For A Specific Spine Surgeon

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 27, 2020

We make countless decisions on a daily basis, and at the most basic level, we are deciding if the object of our desire is worth the cost it takes to procure it, be that time, money or some other investment. Some decisions are rather mundane, like whether to order a pizza or cook at home, […]

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How To Prevent The Need For A Second Back Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 13, 2020

Most patients hope that spine surgery is a one-and-done deal, but that doesn’t just happen by luck. In order to prevent the need for a second surgery, patients need to do a self evaluation of the activities and habits that landed them in this position in the first place and make appropriate changes. Below, we […]

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