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10 Treatments For Osteoporosis-Related Back Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:25:20-07:00July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Osteoporosis, often referred to as “brittle bones,” is a condition of bone thinning that occurs as we age. Our bones are getting stronger and gaining mass as we move through our 20s, but when we enter our third decade the process reverses. This process can occur at many different speeds, [...]

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What Are the Differences Between Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty?

By |2017-10-27T14:38:14-07:00January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Have you heard the terms "vertebroplasty" and "kyphoplasty" used in regards to the treatment of a spinal compression fracture? If so, it may be important to understand what they are as well as the differences between these two procedures. Both of these procedures treat the same injury, a compression fracture [...]

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Kyphoplasty for Osteoporosis Sufferers

By |2016-12-23T14:41:10-07:00January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Kyphoplasty, a minimally invasive procedure, is often used to treat vertebral compression fractures caused by osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects over 50 million people in the U.S. each year. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, "one in two women and one in four men over the age [...]

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