With conditions of the spine, many treatment options are available. One such treatment option is vertebral augmentation. During this type of procedure, the doctor adds bone cement to the spine in order to improve function, restore vertebral height, and decrease pain. One particular type of vertebral augmentation is kyphoplasty.
If you would like to know more about kyphoplasty, here are the answers for four frequently asked questions about this relatively new kind of procedure. (more…)