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Speed Up Spinal Surgery Recovery

Surgery, regardless of what kind, is not easy or kind to the human body. For most people, it can take anywhere from several weeks to a few months before they fully recover from their surgical procedure. Having said that, wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a way to speed up the post-operative recovery process? Fortunately, there are many different things patients can do to boost their recovery after surgery. And the best part? These relatively simple lifestyle changes can also improve your overall health and well-being.

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Dos and Don'ts After Spine Surgery

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

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:

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...

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