Compression fractures are bones that collapse and fracture due to bone loss. There can be a number of different factors causing a compression fracture but the most common is osteoporosis or poor bone quality. At Steel City Spine and Orthopedic Center, Dr. Jocelyn Idema, DO, is an expert in treating osteoporosis and associated compression fractures. She usually starts with conservative treatment methods however if the pain continues or worsens, we will discuss other treatment options with you.
Depending on your condition, a Kyphoplasty or Vertebroplasty might be your best option. Our In-Office minimally invasive surgical treatment options offer many advantages over traditional in-hospital treatment methods. To learn more, call our office in Pittsburgh, McKees Rocks, or Washington, Pennsylvania, to schedule your pain relief consultation today.