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Kyphoplasty

Red Butte Pain Solutions: Your Comprehensive Guide to Kyphoplasty

If you’re in the Greater Phoenix area, including Chandler, Gilbert, Ahwatukee, Tempe, Mesa, Maricopa, or Casa Grande, and are looking for a solution to vertebral compression fractures, Red Butte Pain Solutions offers a cutting-edge procedure called kyphoplasty. This minimally invasive treatment is designed to alleviate pain and restore mobility by repairing fractures often caused by osteoporosis or cancer.

Kyphoplasty involves the careful insertion of a balloon into the affected vertebra, which is then inflated to create space. This space is filled with a special cement, stabilizing the fracture and aiming to return the spine to its original shape. For those who have undergone radiation therapy for spinal tumors, kyphoplasty can be particularly beneficial, as it addresses the weakened bones that are more prone to fractures.

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Studies show that kyphoplasty has a high success rate in the treatment of acute compression fractures with patients experiencing relief almost immediately after the procedure.  Patient satisfaction with the results also ranks highly with studies showing ~90% of patients reporting overall success and satisfaction with the results.

Kyphoplasty After Radiation Therapy

For patients who have received radiation therapy for spinal tumors, kyphoplasty can be a valuable option. Radiation therapy can weaken the bone, making it more susceptible to fractures. Kyphoplasty can help address these fractures and provide relief.

While exact rates may vary, studies have shown that vertebral compression fractures can occur in a significant percentage of patients who have undergone radiation therapy for spinal tumors. These fractures can lead to pain, decreased mobility, and other complications.

Kyphoplasty Coupled with Tumor Ablation

In cases where additional radiation therapy to the spine is not feasible, kyphoplasty can be combined with tumor ablation. Tumor ablation techniques, such as Osteocool, can target and destroy tumor tissue without the need for additional radiation. By combining kyphoplasty with tumor ablation, patients can achieve pain relief and stabilization while avoiding further radiation exposure.

Serving the Greater Phoenix Area

 Red Butte Pain Solutions is dedicated to serving the communities of the Greater Phoenix area. We understand the unique healthcare needs of our residents and are committed to delivering the highest standard of care. If you or a loved one are experiencing pain from vertebral compression fractures, we invite you to learn more about your treatment options and reach out to our team of specialists. We’re here to answer your questions and guide you on the path to recovery. 

Reach Out to Us

If you or a loved one are suffering from vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis, cancer, or radiation therapy, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our team of experts is here to answer your questions and guide you through your treatment options.  You can call us at 602-633-4334 or Pre-Register to make your appointment today.