How To Care For Spinal Cord Cysts

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 14, 2019

A cyst is a fluid-filled sac that forms somewhere in our body, and odds are you have a few non-symptomatic cysts in non-essential areas of your body. However, when these cysts form in delicate locations, they can cause problems for your health. When they develop within your spinal cord, this is a condition known as […]

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How Are Damaged Spinal Discs Treated?

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: November 4, 2019

Our spinal discs help to cushion our spinal vertebrae with every move we make, so it should come as no surprise that they can become damaged over time. Sometimes this damage comes in the form of acute trauma, like if you fall off a ladder or are injured in a car accident. However, a much […]

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5 Low Impact Exercises To Strengthen Your Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 31, 2019

Exercise is very important when it comes to keeping your spine strong and healthy, but a number of our normal exercise routines also put an abnormal amount of stress on our spine. If you’re currently dealing with back pain or a lingering spinal condition, these traditional exercises may be too painful to perform, but that […]

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How To Prepare For Your Visit With A Spine Specialist

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 17, 2019

If you’ve suffered a significant spine injury, or you’ve been saddled with back pain for a while and you want someone other than your primary care physician to have a look, you may decide to set up a consultation with a back specialist. Dr. Sinicropi sees new patients each day, and he’d be more than […]

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Tips for Treating Age-Related Hyperkyphosis

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 10, 2019

Time isn’t always friendly to our bodies, and that sentiment is especially true for our spine. Due to the decades of stress and natural degeneration that our spine has to deal with, it’s not uncommon for it to shift or develop an irregular curve. That’s the case with age-related hyperkyphosis, and it affects anywhere from […]

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How Spinal Degeneration Affects Your Whole Back

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 7, 2019

Your spine handles a lot of stress over the course of your life, and whether it’s in the form of microtrauma or major injury, all these events have a significant cumulative effect on your back. Due to natural aging and cumulative stress, your spine slowly degenerates over the years. But how can this degeneration affect […]

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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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