Vertiflex Superion is a minimally invasive procedure that offers a new treatment option for patients with mild to moderate spinal stenosis. The procedure involves placing a small device between the posterior aspects in the back part of the spine. It is performed in just 20 minutes through a very small (half-inch) incision.
I explain more in the video below:
Patients seeking minimally invasive or nonsurgical treatment options for back pain may also find these videos helpful:
- Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (mild®) for back pain caused by central spinal stenosis
- Back Pain Relief: Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Compression Fracture Treatments: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
- Radiofrequency Ablation for Lower Back Pain (as well as knee pain and headaches)
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 913-319-7600.
About the Author: C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D. Dr. Fotopoulos is an interventional physiatrist specializing in minimally invasive and interventional procedures in the treatment of spinal disorders, including epidural injections, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation and sacroplasty.
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