1. What is the recovery time for Kyphoplasty?
Individuals who undergo Kyphoplasty may experience pain reduction in 2 days. However, exhausting activities should be avoided for at least 6 weeks.
2. Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform?
A certified and trained Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon and an Interventional Neuroradiologist or Pain management specialist who is well experienced in Kyphoplasty can perform this procedure.
3. Is Kyphoplasty a major procedure or minor procedure?
Kyphoplasty may be a minor procedure as it is minimally invasive and recovery time is also less.
4. What are the advantages of Kyphoplasty?
The following are the few advantages of Kyphoplasty:
- Improves the quality of life
- Reduction in back pain
- Restores some of the height, caused due to compression fracture
- Improves the mobility
- Ability to perform daily activities
- Reduction in days of bed rest
5. What is Kyphoplasty?
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure, which injects cement into the broken spinal vertebrae through a small hole like incision on the back. Kyphoplasty is done to stop the pain caused due to spinal fracture, unstable vertebrae, etc. Kyphoplasty is a type of Vertebral Augmentation. Kyphoplasty should be done within 8 weeks of spinal injury to get optimum results.