Fractures caused by osteoporosis/brittle bones commonly occur in the spine causing back pain. These can be treated with a simple in-office procedure.BOOK A VISIT
At the Saville Spine Institute we can treat in the office with a short 10 minute procedure to help your pain almost immediately.
Saville Spine Institute may recommend any or all of the following treatments to patients:
Answers to some of the most common questions patients ask about osteoporotic fractures.
Most fractures are candidates, but if there is pressure on the spinal cord from bone fragments we may advise other options.
Compression fractures can take many months to heal, this is because everytime you move the fracture gets opened again and delays healing. Kyphoplasty helps stabilize the fracture and leads to healing
Usually less than 10 minutes
Yes, you should get screened for osteoporosis if you are over 65 and female, or 75 and male. If you have low bone density treatment options to restore bone health are available.