Are You a Candidate for Kyphoplasty?

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure to treat compression fracture or break in your vertebrae. Compression fractures occur in spinal vertebrae that have been weakened by osteoporosis or other conditions that weaken the bones, such as cancer. Compression fractures typically occur in the thoracic region of the spine, which includes the T1 through T12 vertebrae,…

Here’s Why Women Are More Likely to Have Chronic Pain

For more than two decades now, research on gender and pain has been a topic of major scientific and clinical interest. More recent research is expanding into how the overall pain experience differs for women compared with men. Richard W. Rosenquist, MD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Pain Management, explains that multiple factors play…