Prior to kyphoplasty, a common medical remedy to vertebral compression fractures was fusion — typically with bone grafts or metal screws, wires and rods or plates. Learn about an outpatient health treatment that potentially increases back support and reduces pain in minutes.
For many health physicians, an MRI is a figurative black hole into which a patient may be inserted to see what comes out. This often occurs without a definitive diagnosis. By means of a comparative table, this article elucidates differences between three common imaging technologies.
Low back pain health remedies used to totter between popping anti-inflammatory drugs throughout the day and surgical vertebral fusion with bolts and plates. The two extremes are still in use but the many medical solutions in between may surprise you.