Compression fractures – or bone cracks – happen in the spine. There can be many causes of compression fractures. Hear Linda’s story and how she benefited from a new procedure that helped alleviate her pain.
With the kyphoplasty procedure, the cements used can closely mimic human bone density and strength. And while this procedure can seem like a breakthrough in treatment, the best practice is prevention. Listen in for some tips.
In most instances, once compression fractures happen, they continue to deteriorate. If the patient’s case allows for the procedure, kyphoplasty is a solution that can provide instant relief from chronic back pain.
Betsy Barr experienced a sudden, painful pang while moving heavy furniture. It turned out to be a compression fracture. Hear she dealt with the pain, and from SMH’s experts on diagnosis.