A minimally invasive kyphoplasty requires a very small incision where a needle is placed into a compressed vertebrae and bone cement is injected to help stabilize a vertebrae. A Kyphoplasty can be performed through an tiny 3 millimeter incision and performed as an outpatient procedure. A kyphoplasty is usually suggested to relieve the pain of a compression fracture due to osteoporosis.
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DISC of Louisiana offers spinal procedures using minimally invasive techniques. It means smaller incisions, sometimes less than an inch, that is often covered with a band-aid. The minimally invasive spine surgeon inserts special surgical instruments through the tiny incisions to access the damaged disc. Unlike traditional “open” spine surgery, entry and repair to the damaged disc or vertebrae is achieved without harming nearby muscles and tissues. Less muscle and tissue damage results in less pain and a faster recovery. Click here to learn more.
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