How to Help and Prevent Back Pain While Exercising 

Back pain while exercising can become a nuisance if allowed to persist. Fortunately, there are many strategies you can use to prevent it. One of the most important things is to make sure you warm up your body before beginning any type of exercise. Stretching and dynamic activities like jogging or jumping jacks will help […]

10 Tips to Improve Your Spine Health in the New Year

As we enter into a new year, many of us are looking to make resolutions that will improve our health. This is a great goal to have, and one of the most important aspects of our health is our spine. Our spine is responsible for supporting our entire body, so it’s important to make sure […]

Lumbar Fusion: Everything You Need to Know

We offer many different surgical services at William Capicotto MD. Lumbar fusion is one of them. Lumbar fusion is a surgical procedure that is used to treat chronic back pain. This type of surgery is also referred to as lumbar spinal fusion. A lumbar fusion is performed when there is damage to the discs between […]

Doctor showing a herniated disc.

All About Herniated Discs

Everything You Need to Know About Herniated Discs:Treatment Options, Activities to Avoid, and More When you experience back or neck pain and the pain is mild, it’s easy to put off seeing a doctor in hopes the pain goes away. When the pain becomes chronic, worsening, or debilitating, or it begins to negatively impact day-to-day […]

Athlete stretching neck to show how to warm up before playing sports.

How to Warm Up for Sports: The Ultimate Guide

Both youth and adult athletes are at greater risk (for somewhat obvious reasons) for lower back and neck injuries, especially overuse injuries, as the result of physical activity. In order to play sports safely and reduce the risk of injury, you need to warm up properly. Static vs Dynamic Stretches One of the most important […]

The Dangers of Bad Posture

Do you often find yourself slouching in your chair? Do you have a hard time sitting up straight for long periods of time? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with poor posture, which can lead to back and neck pain. Poor posture can be dangerous to the body, but there are ways to […]

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10 Relaxing Tips to Decrease Neck and Spine Pain

10 Relaxing Tips to Decrease Neck and Spine Pain: How Often Should You Do These? Chronic back or neck pain can happen to anyone at any age, regardless of their health status or level of physical fitness, because even daily activities can strain muscles or tendons. If you suffer from neck or spine pain, trust […]

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How Arthritis Can Cause Neck and Back Pain

Do you have neck pain or back pain? You are not alone. Millions of people suffer from neck and back pain every day. Many times, it’s caused by arthritis, which can creep up on you without warning. But what type of arthritis causes neck and back pain? How does it affect your body? And what […]

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 […]

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!