Sitting too much

Sitting for lengthy periods of time is really harmful to your health. Sedentary behavior has been shown in recent research to be comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes every day. Our bodies were designed to move about; therefore, remaining still for extended periods of time might result in a variety of health problems. If […]

Stress and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain and stress are two distinct problems that frequently overlap. For some people, chronic pain may be a source of significant stress, while for others, higher levels of stress can actually exacerbate their chronic pain. Stress has been shown to lower our bodies’ tolerance for discomfort, making us more susceptible to experiencing increased levels […]

Winter Discomfort

The winter months may be difficult for those suffering from back and neck discomfort. Cold weather can cause vasoconstriction which is a reduced flow of blood to areas of the body. The body compensates by sending more blood to the core, which results in less blood flow to the extremities. This is why people with […]

It’s important to get the right treatment!

Treating back injuries can be difficult, but it is important to get the right treatment. If you or someone that knows has sustained a neck/back injury at work please call our office at (716) 881-0382 for an appointment today!

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back and neck pain can make it hard to do the things you love. It can affect your work, family life, sleep quality, and overall health. William Capicotto MD offers minimally invasive procedures for chronic spinal pain that reduce recovery time and improve your chances of success. He is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon […]

Back Pain

We all know that chronic back and neck pain can reduce your quality of life, but it is hard to find the right treatment. Most people suffer for years before finding a solution that works. William Capicotto MD offers surgical and non-surgical treatment options to help conquer your chronic pain. He has helped thousands of […]

Blue Light

The right type of light at the wrong time of day can make it difficult to fall asleep. Blue wavelengths, like those emitted from our phones, tablets, and computers, can boost attention and elevate mood during the daytime, but they are known for suppressing melatonin release which will keep you awake by shifting your body’s […]

Slips and Falls

Slip and fall accidents are a serious threat to your health, especially if you’re older or have an existing back or neck injury. Rushing across the ice is a certain way to end up on your backside. Take some additional time to plan your journey’s safest route. If you see ice in the path, attempt […]

Staying Warm

Wearing extra layers and protecting your extremities is key to helping prevent winter neck and back pain. Our spines are supported by an intricate network of muscles, tendons, and sensitive nerve endings. As the temperatures drop the body’s natural response to the cold is a process called vasoconstriction. During this process, our blood vessels begin […]

Work Place Pain

Back pain is common among people who work in the construction industry. This can be caused by lifting heavy items, repetitive tasks, or general strain from doing manual labor. Most people tend to ignore symptoms as a sign of “just getting older” but back and neck pain can have underlying causes that can worsen over […]