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Dos and Don'ts After Spine Surgery
Posted on January 27, 2021 by Neuromicrospine

Patients who prepare for their post-surgical rehabilitation, or at the very least, embrace the changes needed for optimal healing, will lessen their post-procedural pain and enhance their function. While Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine will go over aftercare instructions with you before your procedure, we thought it would be best to mention a few quick tips. If you have questions or concerns regarding your post-procedural care, be sure to address them with Dr. Giovanini ahead of time. He understands surgery can be an overwhelming experience, which is why he's made it his...

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Tips For A Healthy Spine
Posted on December 16, 2020 by Neuromicrospine

People who smoke, lift heavy objects frequently, are overweight or obese, or have a history of spinal deformities are at an increased risk of back pain and spinal damage. Even those individuals who don’t fit these categories could be at risk—accidents happens, so it’s important to follow some of these simple guidelines to keep your spine healthy and in good shape to prevent damage. Below are a few tips for a healthy spine:

Sitting
Now more than ever, people are sitting in chairs at work, all day long. This isn’t good for a number of reasons, but if you are like...

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How Desk Jobs Affect The Spine
Posted on November 10, 2020 by Neuromicrospine

According to recent reports, sitting more than 11 hours a day can increase a person’s risk of premature death by 40% compared to those who sit for less than four hours a day. Other studies have found prolonged sitting can lead to certain cancers, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Simply stated, the longer a person sits, the shorter their lifespan.

Sitting for long periods of time can also have a negative impact on a person’s spine. Poor sitting posture combined with a person’s body weight puts extra pressure on areas of the spine, causing misalignment. Unfortunately,...

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