Kansas City health publication highlights benefits of physiatry for back pain
C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (also known as an interventional physiatrist), was featured in another Healthy Kansas City special edition of Kansas City Homes & Style Magazine this month.
In the article, Dr. Fotopoulos explains how minimally invasive procedures – such as vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty – offer promising results for patients with acute back pain caused by compression fractures. With more than 15 years of experience as an interventional physiatrist, Dr. Fotopoulos is an expert in minimally invasive care and specializes in treating a variety of neck and back conditions, as well as knee pain, shoulder pain, and hip pain. (For more in-depth information about Dr. Fotopoulos and the interventional procedures he performs, view our recent blog, Inside Our Practice: Questions & Answers with C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., Interventional Physiatrist.)
Watch as Dr. Fotopoulos explains the difference between vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty:
The full Healthy Kansas City article is available online – click here and flip to page 26 to read more.
Update: Dr. Fotopoulos was also featured in the following editions of Healthy Kansas City: