Kyphoplasty

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and stressful. However, many patients don’t think about cancer-related pain until it’s a reality. At Integrated Pain Consultants, pain management for cancer is a specialty with conservative and alternative treatments at the forefront. Depending on the type of cancer, a variety of pains may be experienced. For example, bone cancer is linked to spinal...

If you’ve been diagnosed with a compression fracture, you know first-hand how small damages can add up to a lot of back pain. Those with compression fractures are usually 55+ and have been experiencing microscopic cracks in the vertebrae for many years. Hairline fractures may not cause pain on their own, but en masse they can cause the vertebrae to...

Kyphoplasty is an alternative therapy to surgery and pain medication, and a specialty of Integrated Pain Consultants. Alternative therapies can help with the diagnosis, treatment, and healing of injuries by offering a holistic and non-addictive approach to pain management. Over one million fractures have been treated via kyphoplasty since 1998 when the Food and Drug Administration approved the “KyphX Inflatable...

Kyphoplasty is a type of outpatient surgery for patients with a spinal compression fracture, and it’s a specialty of Integrated Pain Consultants. If you’ve heard about the opioid epidemic and are wary of taking addictive prescription drugs, kyphoplasty might be an excellent alternative for you. The relatively fast procedure requires no overnight stays and can help with a variety of...

Compression fractures can happen for a variety of reasons. Car accidents, falls, and other trauma can cause the spine to develop fractures and develop pain in the back and surrounding areas. Osteoporosis and cancer can also cause the spine to weaken, which can lead to fractures. These compression fractures often come with severe pain. They can also cause deformities in the...

Many people struggle with osteoporosis, which causes bones to become brittle and weaken. Due to the weakening of the bones, fractures are quite common. In many cases, fractures occur in the spine. These are most commonly referred to as spinal compression fractures, although they are also called osteoporotic fractures and vertebral fractures. Spinal compression fractures cause significant back pain for patients....

If you have osteoporosis, it’s important to be gentle with your body. Osteoporosis makes bones brittle and fragile, increasing the possibility of compression fractures and cracked vertebrae. These cracked bones often heal on their own within three months. In some cases, however, the healing process takes a little longer and causes significant back pain. The good news is that there...

In the past, the only two options available for pain relief were medications and surgery. Medical advances have brought about many innovative pain treatments that are minimally invasive but work even better than surgery. The future of pain relief is here, and it has helped thousands of people find long-term relief for their acute or chronic pain in various parts of...