C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., a board-certified interventional physiatrist with Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, is featured in the March/April 2020 edition of Healthy Kansas City magazine. Dr. Fotopoulos explains how spinal cord stimulation is showing promise to effectively treat patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which can cause sharp pain, tingling and numbness in the feet.
In the video below, Dr. Fotopoulos also addresses spinal cord stimulation as a treatment option for back pain relief:
Other Healthy Kansas City articles featuring insights from Dr. Fotopoulos include:
- Vertiflex® Superion® to treat back pain caused by spinal stenosis
- Physiatry’s role in the treatment of back, neck, hip, shoulder and knee pain
- Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
- Minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild®) for mild to moderate spinal stenosis
- Radiofrequency ablation for back pain, knee pain, headaches and more
- Minimally invasive treatment options for compression fractures
- The complexities of pain and benefits of physiatry
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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.
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