Treating Lateral Recess Stenosis Of The Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 20, 2020

Spinal stenosis can lead to the compression of crucial nerves in your spine, and the condition can develop in a few different forms. One of the more common forms we see is what’s known as lateral recess stenosis, and oftentimes it results in the compression of a single nerve root in the cervical or lumbar […]

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How Tight Hamstrings Can Affect Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 17, 2020

Most people assume that if they are dealing with back pain that the problem is housed somewhere in their spine. That’s a reasonable assumption, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes a problem in another area of the body causes a ripple effect that leads to pain onset in another area. In today’s blog, we […]

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The Many Benefits of A Spinal CT Scan

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 6, 2020

Your spine is arguably the most complex structure in your body, as a number of different bones, tendons and ligaments all act in unison to help ensure everything moves as it should. Because of this, if you develop back pain, it’s oftentimes difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s going on based on a description of symptoms […]

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Treating Juvenile Osteochondrosis Of The Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 30, 2020

Juvenile osteochondrosis, also referred to in a clinical setting as Calve disease or Scheuermann’s disease, is a developmental disorder that typically affects the growth of the thoracic spine, although it can also cause problems in the lumbar spine region. The condition results in the abnormal formation of the vertebral bodies, which can lead to curvature […]

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Why Spinal Instability Can Be So Problematic

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 27, 2020

Spinal instability is one of the most common conditions we see in our clinic because natural wear and tear is one of the main reasons you lose spinal stability. We can work to prevent instability, but at the same time, there’s only so much we can do in our battle against Father Time. As our […]

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How Sugar Can Affect Your Spine Health

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 20, 2020

Eating a healthy diet is important for your total body wellness, but sometimes it’s really hard to stay on track when there are donuts in the breakroom or a pint of ice cream in the freezer at home. These goodies are packed with sugar, and while they taste great, they can also cause or exacerbate […]

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Diagnosing & Treating Malignant Spinal Tumors

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 13, 2020

Tumors of the spine are rare, but they can have serious consequences and need to be treated with the help of a spine specialist. Even when they are benign, spinal tumors can affect the integrity and stability of your spine. Malignant tumors cause even more problems, and they need to be treated as soon as […]

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What Are The Risk Factors For Spinal Osteoporosis?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 9, 2020

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes the bones to become weak and brittle, which in turn increases a person’s risk of suffering a fracture. It can develop in multiple areas of your body, but today’s focus is on caring for individuals who are battling osteoporosis of the spine. When osteoporosis develops in the spine, […]

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