Kyphoplasty (Balloon Vertebroplasty)
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This minimally-invasive procedure repairs a vertebral compression fracture. It helps restore the spine's natural shape. Some patients experience rapid pain relief after the procedure.
What is a kyphoplasty?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a kyphoplasty, including preparation, balloon insertion, fracture stabilization, ending the procedure, and aftercare. When the procedure is complete, the needle is removed. The opening in your skin is closed. Your doctor will give you instructions to aid your recovery.