Is a Vertebral Augmentation Right for Me?

Vertebral augmentation is a spinal procedure designed to restore height and treat vertebrae fractures and other spinal conditions. As a spinal surgery, it requires you to weigh your options carefully. Learn more about the recovery times and details of vertebral augmentations to decide if this is the right surgery for your spinal pain. What Is Vertebral Augmentation? Also known as percutaneous vertebroplasty, vertebral augmentation is done in one of two ways. The first is kyphoplasty, where a surgeon inserts a balloon into the spine and then adds cement. When you receive the procedure, the surgeon will give you a sedative (typically [...]