5 Tips to Care for Your Spine When You’re Stuck at Home

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 26, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most Minnesotans are going to be staying at home for the next few weeks or months. When you’re stuck at home, it can be easy to sit on the couch all day, but how you do so is important for your spine health. Below, we share some tips for caring […]

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Tips for Treating Juvenile Disc Disorder

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 23, 2020

Back pain is typically viewed as a problem that affects the older generation, and while it’s true that proportionally you’re much more likely to deal with a form of spine pain if you’re older compared to younger individuals, back pain still affects a large portion of kids and young adults. One condition that we’re beginning […]

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An Update on Tiger Woods’ Spine Issues

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

Tiger Woods was expected to play in The Players Championship last weekend, but he withdrew in the days leading up to the tournament citing back pain. For those unfamiliar with golf, this may not seem like all that big of a deal early in the season, but The Players Championship is often viewed as golf’s […]

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5 Tips For Improving Your Spinal Flexibility

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 2, 2020

Maintaining flexibility and range of motion at all levels of your spine is important during athletic activity, but it’s also beneficial for many tasks our bodies perform on a daily basis. From gardening, to shoveling, to cooking, being able to move your spine without pain is crucial for performing tasks and maintaining a high quality […]

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4 Tips For Increasing Vitamin D Intake To Protect Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 24, 2020

As we age, it’s important that we do everything we can to help improve the health of our spines, and one oft overlooked way is through our diet and nutrient intake. In fact, a recent study found that Vitamin D deficiency was one of the leading contributing factors associated with back pain onset among post-menopasual […]

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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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