Millions of spinal fractures have been treated with the Balloon Kyphoplasty procedure. Find out if it’s right for you too. Listen to other people’s experiences.
“It was a miracle, really. That’s one word for it. Just amazing.”
“The next morning [I said] ‘Alright, let’s go, let’s go do something.’ My back didn’t hurt whatsoever. It was amazing.”
”It’s been a year and a half [and] I have no limitations.”
”[after the procedure] I rolled over in the bed and said...‘I don’t have any pain!’”
“[The doctor] said [the balloon kyphoplasty procedure] would ease that pain and it did.”
”I didn’t have to stay in recovery very long, and I was ready to come home… I think it’s one of the best procedures anybody could have done.”
Left untreated, spinal fractures can disrupt the alignment of your spine, causing it to tilt forward into what is commonly called a “dowager's hump.” If you’ve lost height or you have a dowager's hump, you may have had spinal fractures.TAKE THE QUIZ
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