Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos on Compression Fractures & Back Pain Relief

Portrait of Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos, Physiatrist at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics
Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos, Interventional Physiatrist

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (also known as an interventional physiatrist), is featured in the March/April 2018 Healthy Kansas City special edition of Kansas City Homes & Style Magazine. In the article, he discusses two minimally invasive procedures—vertebroplasty and sacroplasty—that provide pain relief for patients with compression fractures in the spine, which are commonly caused by decreased bone mass as a result of osteoporosis.

Read the full article online.

You can learn more about vertebroplasty from Dr. Fotopoulos in the video below:

Other topics featuring insights from Dr. Fotopoulos that have been covered by Healthy Kansas City include:

Dr. Fotopoulos treats a variety of conditions that cause back and neck pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, and knee pain. If you’d like to make an appointment, please call us at 913-319-7600.

About Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Since 1923, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics has provided high-quality orthopedic care. Our patient care team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, durable medical equipment specialists and more. With two convenient locations in Leawood and Kansas City, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics offers surgical and non-surgical treatment options across all subspecialties of orthopedic medicine.