Opioids were the prescribed treatment of choice for constant, severe pain. Now, abuse has resulted. Learn about alternatives to opioids.
Kyphoplasty usually takes less than an hour and recovery time less than 48 hours. A hospital stay and physical therapy usually are unnecessary.
The goal of functional restoration is to reclaim quality of life and, while not necessarily eliminating pain, at least making it manageable.
There are many different kinds of pain and each of them is the body communicating that something is wrong. Find out what each type of pain means.
Psychological support as part of a a holistic approach to pain management can be more effective than treating physical symptoms alone.