Vertebroplasty stabilizes cracked or collapsed spinal bones by injecting bone cement into the hairline fractures or cracks in vertebrae.
The board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists at Norton Leatherman Spine perform vertebroplasty in an outpatient procedure. v provide comprehensive care.
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Osteoporosis is typically the cause of bone cracks. When more conservative treatments don’t provide relief, your physician may recommend vertebroplasty.
Most patients report pain relief within a few days after vertebroplasty surgery. Patients typically can go back to normal activities soon after surgery. Recovery may require physical therapy.
Vertebroplasty is a procedure similar to kyphoplasty. In a kyphoplasty, balloons are inflated in the hairline fractures or cracks to restore the normal height of a collapsed vertebra before injecting the fast-setting bone cement.
Norton Leatherman Spine is a combined team of orthopedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons and pain management specialists who provide care for adults and children from Louisville and Southern Indiana, as well as from across the region, nation and world.
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