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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How To Avoid A Delayed Rehab After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 26, 2019

Rehabilitation is often just as important to your recovery as the surgery you underwent, and caring for your body during this crucial stage of recovery cannot be overlooked. Unfortunately, some people knowingly or unknowingly do things during their recovery that actually slows down or inhibits the healing process. In today’s blog, we shine a light […]

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4 Things Patients Wish They Would Have Known Before Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 19, 2019

Life is full of situations where we would have been much better off if we just would have known as few things at an earlier point in our lives. And as much as we’d love to have the winning lottery numbers hours before the balls are drawn, we’re focusing on things that we believe you […]

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What Patients Love About Working With Dr. Sinicropi

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 12, 2019

We want you to trust Dr. Sinicropi and our care team with your health, but it’s easy for a provider or a healthcare facility to say all the right things on paper and then fail to follow through when it really matters. We can tell you everything we’ll do for you if you trust your […]

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How To Get Over The Fear Of Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 9, 2019

No matter how small or minimally invasive your upcoming surgery is, it’s completely normal to be anxious or even fearful about how everything may turn out. And while it’s completely normal, we’ve also found that anxiety and nerves can actually inhibit a full and speedy recovery, so we want to do everything in our power […]

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Does The “July Effect” Impact Spine Surgery Success?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 9, 2019

The calendar has turned to July, and while it is one of the hottest months of the year in Minnesota, it’s also one of the deadliest in the operating room if you believe in the so-called “July Effect.” For those of you unfamiliar with the term, the July Effect or July Phenomenon is the perceived […]

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When Back Surgery Isn’t Your Best Choice

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 13, 2019

Just because we perform intricate spine surgeries doesn’t mean we recommend an operation for every patient that walks through the door. In fact, for many patients we recommend that they don’t undergo an operation for one reason or another. Our top priority is to provide you with the best care possible, and sometimes that can […]

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