5 Signs That Suggest It’s Time For Back Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 11, 2019

Back pain is one of if not the most common health conditions in the world, but just because more than 90 percent of people will experience chronic or acute back pain at some point in their life does not mean that spinal discomfort is something you have to live with on a regular basis. There […]

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5 Things You Should Know Before Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: April 2, 2019

At our clinic, we always want to ensure that our patients feel as prepared as possible for both their operation and their post-op rehabilitation. So before patients go under the knife, we always want to make sure they know some specific things. Below, we share five things we believe every patient should know before they […]

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How To Help Your Spouse After Spine Surgery

Category: Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 5, 2019

Spine surgery can take a big physical and emotional toll on the person undergoing surgery, but it can also put extra stress on their spouse or immediate family. If your spouse is undergoing a spinal operation, even if it’s on an outpatient basis, you are going to need to take on added responsibility while they […]

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Preventing & Treating Scar Tissue Formation After Back Surgery

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

Scar tissue is the result of the normal healing process after an incision or open wound. It forms when the normal collagen cells are damaged, and the body forms new collagen fibers to mend the wound site. Because it is a new formation, it will have a different texture and thickness than the surrounding tissue. […]

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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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