5 Reasons Why You Should Get A Second Opinion Before Spine Surgery

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

Some decisions in life don’t really require a second thought, like what you’re going to eat for breakfast, or where you go for a haircut. Other decisions require a little more thought and research. Spine surgery falls into the latter category. But why is it so important to get a second opinion prior to your […]

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What To Look For In A Spine Surgery Facility

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 6, 2018

Picking out a surgeon or a surgical center for an upcoming operation can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be if you know what to look for. Your primary care physician may recommend another provider, but it’s your health, so don’t be afraid to get multiple opinions or check out a different […]

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5 Meal Planning Tips After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 8, 2018

If you’re about to undergo a spinal operation, you’re probably focused on the operation and your rehab, but there’s one other aspect that warrants your attention – your diet. Meal planning and what you eat in the days and weeks following an operation plays a huge role in your recovery, so you need to make […]

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What To Expect From Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 4, 2018

Minimally invasive spine surgery is becoming more common as techniques continue to improve, so if your conservative treatment plan isn’t providing you with relief, don’t be surprised if the doctor begins a conversation about surgery. But what goes into minimally invasive surgery, and what can you expect from the operation? Minimally invasive spine surgery, also […]

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How Much Does Spine Surgery Cost?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 16, 2018

You can’t put a price on your health, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be conscious about how much back treatment is going to cost. Most patients want to know how much surgery is going to cost before they go under the knife, and while we can sometimes provide a ballpark estimate, we can’t […]

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Opioids Before & After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 13, 2018

Back pain is one of the most common pain conditions that plague Americans on a regular basis, as up to 90 percent of the population with deal with spine pain at some point in their life. Because back pain is so common, it’s one of the leading conditions for which patients take opioids and painkillers […]

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Is It Worth It To Have Spine Surgery?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 2, 2018

The decision to undergo spine surgery isn’t one that should be taken lightly, and there are a number of different factors to consider. When you analyze all these factors as a whole, you come to a conclusion as to whether or not spine surgery is worth it for your situation. But which factors should you […]

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What Drives Patient Satisfaction In Spine Care?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 17, 2018

When it comes to caring for patients, every physician wants to do everything in their power to provide the patient with the best care possible. That begins well before the surgical operation and continues long after the last suture has been stitched. But how can providers best care for patients, and what are patients looking […]

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