5 Signs You Should Schedule A Visit With A Spine Specialist

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: September 16, 2019

We love helping patients live more fulfilling and pain free lives, but oftentimes people think their pain or immobility is simply a natural part of the aging process. That’s just simply not true, and no pain is normal even though a large portion of Americans experience back pain at some point in their life. We’d […]

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Why Won’t My Sciatica Go Away?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 15, 2019

Sciatica is a painful condition that involves compression or damage to one or both of the sciatic nerves that run down your spine and into each leg. Due to the location of the nerve, sciatic nerve problems can lead to pain, muscle weakness or numbness in your spine, hips or legs. The condition can also […]

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4 Common Conditions Associated With An Aging Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 29, 2019

No matter what we do, we can’t stop father time. That being said, if we eat a healthy diet, get regular exercise and take care of small problems as they arise, we can help keep our spine healthy long into our wonder years. But which spinal conditions most commonly affect older individuals? In today’s blog, […]

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What Happens During A Spinal Stroke?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 24, 2019

A stroke is a medical condition in which the blood supply to the brain is cut off. This deprives the brain of oxygen and causes serious symptoms throughout the body. A stroke is a very serious medical event, but did you know that a brain stroke isn’t the only type of stroke that can occur? […]

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What Are Some Causes of Spinal Cord Compression?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 15, 2019

Your spinal cord has nerves that relay signals back and forth from the brain to the rest of your body, but if something inhibits these nerve signals, pain and other issues can develop. Acute physical trauma like a car accident is one way to damage and compress the nerves in your spinal cord, but there […]

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Why Weight Loss Can Be So Beneficial For Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: July 1, 2019

Statistics show that more than 90 percent of Americans will be plagued by back pain at some point in their life, so it’s important to take steps to help reduce your risk of developing a spinal issue. One such way is to maintain an active lifestyle and a healthy weight. Having a healthy weight can […]

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Protecting Your Spine Through Your Pregnancy

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 27, 2019

When you get the news that you’re expecting, you begin to focus on everything you can do to prepare yourself, your house and the world for the arrival of your baby. With all the focus on the impending bundle of joy, oftentimes your health as an expectant mother can take a back seat. One such […]

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Paraplegia, Tetraplegia & Quadriplegia Explained

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 25, 2019

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and life changing, and how your world is impacted depends on the location and severity of your injury. The location of the spinal cord injury is a big factor in the extent of the damage, and it also helps doctors classify what type of condition you’re dealing with. Below, […]

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