Osteoporosis and Spinal Fractures Video Library
Not only can osteoporosis cause significant changes in a person's life, it can also lead to spine fractures and severe back pain. These videos overview topics such as osteoporosis risk factors, the anatomy of a vertebral fracture, and osteoporosis anatomy.
Bone Density (DEXA) Scan Video
A DEXA scan is done to assess how vulnerable a patient is to compression fractures and to determine the proper treatment program to avoid those injuries, such as osteoporosis medications or changes in the patient's diet
Kyphoplasty: Osteoporosis Fracture Treatment Video
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used for treating fractures caused by osteoporosis.
Kyphosis Video: What is Kyphosis?
Learn about kyphosis, where the upper back is curved to create a humpback appearance, generally associated with osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Video: Diagnosis and Treatment of Painful Spine Fractures
A spine surgeon discusses sudden acute back pain and when it could be a spine fracture, as well as treatment options for spine fractures.
Osteoporotic Fractures of the Spine Video
This video describes an osteoporotic fracture, the physical and sensed symptoms of it, and the treatment options for a painful vertebral fracture.
Spinal Compression Fracture Video
Compression fractures occur most often in the thoracic and lumbar sections of the spine and can be caused by traumatic injury or as a result of osteoporosis.
Vertebral Augmentation Video
Vertebral augmentation is a surgical procedure used to treat a compression fracture of the spine similar to other procedures like kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty.
Vertebroplasty Interactive Video
View a step-by-step guide how vertebroplasty, a minimally invasive procedure, stabilizes a spinal fracture and stops the pain caused by the fracture.