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Posted on October 21, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

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  • According to the Journal of Neuroscience, a person's sleeping position may affect their ability to clear waste from their brain and spinal system.
  • Clearing waste from the brain and spinal system aids overall health, and this study suggests side sleeping may be best for this process.
  • Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine explains results from the study and why certain sleep positions may improve spine health.

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Posted on October 18, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

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  • Patients with severe back pain may benefit from minimally invasive spine surgery to reduce discomfort and increase function.
  • After surgery, patients should consider physical and functional medicine, and alternative therapies like massage therapy to aid postoperative recovery.
  • In this blog, Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine discusses the benefits of massage therapy after...
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Sleeping Positions After Spine Surgery
Posted on October 16, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

About This Blog:

  • Did you know certain sleeping positions can exacerbate back pain? Or that, on the contrary, there are sleeping positions that can ease the strain of an aching back?
  • March is National Sleep Awareness Month, an educational campaign that promotes the importance of sleep, and Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine is sharing suggested sleeping positions for after spine surgery as well as what positions may or may not be most beneficial for low back pain.
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