Key Points on Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty

By |May 8th, 2013|Blogs|

Every year, there are approximately 750,000 spine vertebrae fractures in the US. The risk of a spine compression fracture during the life of white women is close to 16%. Most vertebral compression fractures are due to osteoporosis. Less common reasons include multiple myeloma, a metastatic tumor or a hemangioma. Spinal Compression Fracture The [...]

Six Reasons Back Pain Occurs – Info from US Pain Network

By |March 4th, 2013|Blogs|

There is a 90% chance that in your lifetime back pain will bother you. Most of the time, the pain will go away within 6 to 12 weeks whether or not treatment is seen. Where does back pain come from? Here are six areas that cause low back pain and a brief description of each. [...]