When a bone in the spine breakdowns it is known as a vertebral compression fracture. These fractures commonly happen in the thoracic spine (the central part of the spinal cord).
The basic cause of compression fractures of the spine is because of the excessive pressure on the vertebral body. The other common cause of the fractures are may be, degenerated disc disease, severe spinal conditions, etc.
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Kyphoplasty is a non-surgical spinal treatment performed by our special spinal surgeon in NJ to treat painful, compression vertebral fractures which sometimes cause disability. Kyphoplasty includes the use of a device called a balloon tamp to recover the shape and height of the vertebral part. The treatment can remove or reduce pain and prevent it from any further damage.
Our spine specialists play a key role in performing each procedure carefully and provide the best thoracic spine surgery in NJ. It is performed by our specially trained, board-certified doctors using the most advanced instruments and technologies for the best results. Spine surgery depends on herniated discs and symptoms. As far as our spine surgeons give you every type of treatment and can perform surgery for our patients like spinal fusion, laser spine surgery, discectomy, kyphoplasty, etc. Our physical therapists are also always present to help you in physical therapy, any problem-related to spinal surgery and pain management such as neck pain, back pain, etc.
The following are the symptoms of herniated discs which may result in spine surgery.
• Back pain
• Increase in pain while standing
• Less spinal mobility
• Loss of appetite
• Shortness of breath
• Eventual height loss
• Eventual deformity and disability
About the procedure
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive spine surgery procedure that has fewer risks of complication, and short recovery time period than any other surgery.
This new procedure includes a further procedure implemented before the cement is inserted into the vertebra. First, two small openings are made and a probe is set into the vertebral space where the fracture is found. Then the bone is drilled and one balloon (bone tamp) is inserted on both sides. The two balloons are then overblown with a gap (visualize image using X-ray) unless they increase to the preferred height and removed. Then cement is filled in the spaces made by the balloons. Kyphoplasty is a procedure with the best advantage of restoring height to the spine.