Will My Spinal Hardware Eventually Be Removed?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 20, 2022

Surgical devices like rods, screws, plates and wires can play an essential role in helping your body heal in a specific manner following a surgical procedure. Because of the complexity of your spine, it’s imperative that fractures and other issues heal exactly as expected to ensure stability in the spinal canal. Once this stability has […]

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6 Tips For Putting On Clothes After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery, Surgery Recovery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 8, 2022

The process of physically getting dressed for the day is something that we oftentimes don’t pay much attention to unless we can no longer do it as easily as we once did. For many people who undergo a minimally invasive or open spinal procedure, it becomes evident rather quickly that getting dressed isn’t as easy […]

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Spine Surgery Is Most Successful At Treating Back Pain In These Situations

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 10, 2022

Spine surgery is oftentimes very successful at helping patients find relief from their back discomfort, but it’s not a perfect solution for every patient. During your initial and pre-surgical evaluations, your spine specialist will really work to understand the root cause of your discomfort and what you can expect in the long-term if surgery goes […]

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5 Tips For Recovering On Your Own After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 27, 2022

Recovering after a surgical procedure is always easier if you have family or friends that can lend a hand, but if your family doesn’t live nearby or your friends are bogged down by their work schedule, you may not always have someone to help while you’re recovering following a spinal operation. If you’re going to […]

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Managing Your Nutrition And Medications After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 23, 2022

It’s important to be mindful of what you put inside your body at all times, but that’s especially true in the wake of a surgical procedure. Your nutrition and medication intake can fuel you to a speedy recovery or derail your progress if you’re not careful. In today’s blog, we take a closer look at […]

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5 Tips For Regaining Trust In Your Back After Spine Injury Or Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 20, 2022

After a significant injury or surgical operation, it’s normal for people to shy away from activities they once loved out of fear of suffering a setback. It’s possible to lose confidence in your spine’s ability to handle the stress you throw at it, but nobody wants to live a life away from some of their […]

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What Is Adjacent Segment Disease After Spinal Fusion?

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 31, 2022

A spinal fusion procedure is designed to help limit mobility at a specific spot in your spine by fusing two adjacent vertebrae to one another. This essentially creates one larger connected vertebra, which helps to prevent pain caused by segmental instability or excessive mobility. But like any surgical procedure, it’s not without risks, and one […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Needing Another Spine Surgery

Category: Spine, Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 21, 2022

Nobody wants to undergo a spinal procedure if it can be avoided, especially if you’ve already undergone an operation. And while you can’t always prevent a secondary or revision procedure, there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of needing another operation in the future. In today’s blog, we share some tips […]

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