Kyphoplasty: Restoring Mobility and Comfort for Spinal Compression Fractures

Spinal compression fractures can be debilitating, affecting mobility, comfort, and overall quality of life.

Kyphoplasty for Chronic Back Pain at Napa Pain Institute

At Napa Pain Institute, we recognize the challenges posed by these fractures and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that offer lasting relief. Among our advanced interventions, Kyphoplasty stands out as a cutting-edge technique, offering targeted restoration of spinal integrity and function for individuals seeking relief from the constraints of spinal compression fractures.

The Precision of Kyphoplasty

Nerve Ablation, specifically tailored for knee pain, is a minimally invasive procedure that targets the nerves responsible for transmitting pain signals in the knee joint. By using advanced technology, our specialists can precisely disrupt these pain signals, providing targeted relief and restoring functionality to the knee.

Conditions Addressed with Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty has demonstrated remarkable effectiveness in managing spinal compression fractures associated with various conditions, including:

  • Osteoporosis: Addressing fractures resulting from weakened bones due to osteoporosis.
  • Trauma: Managing fractures caused by traumatic injuries to the spine.
  • Tumors: Alleviating pain and instability caused by spinal tumors or metastases.

Personalized Kyphoplasty Plans for Tailored Relief

At Napa Pain Institute, we understand that every individual’s experience with spinal compression fractures is unique. Our team of experienced specialists collaborates closely with patients to develop personalized Kyphoplasty plans. These plans are meticulously tailored to the specific condition, medical history, and lifestyle considerations of each patient, ensuring optimal efficacy and patient comfort.

A Team Committed to Your Journey

The mission at Napa Pain Institute is to empower individuals to regain control over their lives from the grip of spinal compression fractures. Our specialists are not only experts in Kyphoplasty but are also dedicated to providing compassionate support throughout your journey. We understand that navigating spinal compression fractures requires a personalized and attentive approach, and our team is here to provide the care needed to enhance comfort, mobility, and overall well-being.

If you or someone you know is seeking innovative and personalized solutions for spinal compression fractures, we invite you to explore the possibilities of Kyphoplasty at Napa Pain Institute. Take the first step towards lasting relief and a renewed sense of well-being. Contact Napa Pain Institute to schedule a consultation and embark on a personalized journey to Kyphoplasty tailored to your individual needs.

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Dr. Johansson comes to us as a fellowship-trained and board-certified pain management specialist with nearly a decade of experience. She completed her fellowship training at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where she then became the associate program director of the pain medicine fellowship and an assistant professor of military and emergency medicine. She graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia, was Pre-medicine at San Diego State University, and received her BSN from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Her breadth of experience comes from a full career of serving in the United States Navy where she was the recipient of multiple academic and military service awards including a Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, and numerous other individual, unit, and campaign awards. She has multiple published works and is the founding member of a military Pain Medicine Special Interest Group with the American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

In her free time, Dr. Johansson enjoys traveling, is newly married, loves dogs, and enjoys cooking and baking, as well as other creative pursuits. She has a particular interest in advanced procedural techniques for chronic pain relief and the effects of lifestyle on pain and healing. She looks forward to continuing our mission of providing our patients with the best care, every day.

Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA

CEO & Founder of Neurovations

Dr. Eric Grigsby enjoys a national reputation for excellence in the field of Pain Management. He has a background as a researcher, teacher and clinician and brings over 30 years of clinical experience to the Napa Pain Institute. Dr. Grigsby attended elementary and secondary school in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He formed an interest in Pain Management as a career while working at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

After graduating from Boston University Medical School in 1984, Dr. Grigsby trained in General Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was invited to join the Medical Staff and teach at the Mayo Medical School until moving to California in 1989. The Dean of the University of California at Davis Medical Center then invited Dr. Grigsby to establish their first Pain Management Center, where he served as Medical Director until 1992. Following his post at UC Davis, Dr. Grigsby established his private Pain Management practice in Napa, California.

Today, he and his staff of over 50 professionals consult with patients throughout Northern California and the western United States.  More recently, Dr Grigsby completed his Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He speaks nationally on topics such as non-operative treatment of spinal disorders, the safe use of medications for the treatment of pain, and the legal and regulatory issues relating to the proper treatment of patients with chronic illness.