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.
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:
- Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
- Minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild®)
- Radiofrequency ablation
- The benefits of spinal cord stimulation
- The complexities of pain and benefits of physiatry
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.