Risk Factors For Pediatric Spinal Tumors

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

Spinal tumors can jeopardize the integrity of your spinal stability and have an impact on your whole body health, so it’s important to know the signs and risk factors associated with them. They most commonly develop in older individuals, but children and teens aren’t immune from their presence either. In today’s blog, we take a […]

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Non-Surgical & Surgical Treatments For Spinal Bone Spurs

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 25, 2020

Bones spurs are one of the most common conditions we see in our clinic, and they especially common in older individuals or those who are battling osteoarthritis. They tend to develop as cartilage wears bone down and your body attempts to repair this loss by creating additional bone near the damaged area. These new bone […]

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What to Know About Muscle Relaxers and Back Pain

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 18, 2020

Muscle issues are a common source of spine pain, and one potential treatment option for these issues is a muscle relaxer. As the name implies, a muscle relaxer affects skeletal muscle function and helps to inhibit unwanted muscle function, like you may experience during a muscle spasm. Muscle relaxers can be a great complementary option […]

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Preventing & Treating Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

Category: Spine, Spine Surgery | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 2, 2020

More than half a million spinal surgeries are performed each year in the US, and while surgeons do everything in their power to ensure the operation is a success, it’s inevitable that some patients will still deal with spine pain after their operation is complete. When this happens, it’s often referred to as post-laminectomy syndrome. […]

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How To Regain Spinal Flexibility After Surgery

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 28, 2020

Spine surgery is designed to get you back to doing all the activities you love, but surgery alone won’t return you to your physical peak. In order to get back to doing the physical activities you love after spine surgery, you need to work on regaining as much spinal flexibility as possible. Your recovery period […]

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Why You Need To Take Your Spine Health Seriously

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 21, 2020

For many individuals, men especially, we tend to take our health and our physical capabilities for granted a bit. Physical tasks that are easy now may not be as easy in the future, and doing activities without the proper form may not be felt in the moment, but they can come back to haunt you […]

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How To Come Out Of Quarantine With A Stronger Spine

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 7, 2020

We are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel in terms of coming out of the Stay At Home order and slowly working our way back to normal life. This time in quarantine has been stressful on all of us, and for many individuals, it’s also been stressful on our spine. […]

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The Benefits Of A Lumbar Fusion Procedure

Category: Spine | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: May 4, 2020

A lumbar fusion procedure is an operation that is designed to help alleviate pain or dysfunction caused by an injured or degenerative spinal disc. During the procedure, a skilled spine surgeon fuses the adjacent vertebrae together in order to limit motion at the affected area. It’s one of the procedures Dr. Sinicropi offers at his […]

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