Are you eligible for compression fracture treatment?

Answer a few questions, get your results, learn if vertebral augmentation can fix your painful compression fracture.

This quiz is a free resource for patients

PainTheory is a 100% free patient resource offered by a small number of top-tier clinics. We help patients understand their treatment options and make confident decisions about finding treatment for compression fractures.

Complete the quiz to access a wealth of information.

Learn when painful compression fractures can be treated

Find out if a same-day, outpatient procedure called vertebral augmentation can reduce or eliminate your back pain.

Understand insurance coverage and prior-auth requirements

See which major insurance plans cover vertebral augmentation and learn how to ensure you are covered.

Enjoy detailed video explanations from a specialist

Listen to a medical doctor explain compression fractures and how they are treated.

Learn the benefits and risks of different compression fracture treatment strategies

Learn about the benefits of catching and treating painful compression fractures before they get worse.

Have a question? Ask your personal care coordinator

PainTheory care coordinators are here to answer questions and help you understand your candidacy for vertebral augmentation.

Get priority scheduling with top specialists near you

PainTheory partners with expert pain specialists who offer a wide range of treatment options for acute and chronic pain, including vertebral augmentation.

Created to help patients learn about potentially life-changing minimally invasive therapies

PainTheory was founded by Dr. Eric DePopas and his brother Kevin DePopas in Denver, CO. Launched in 2018, PainTheory partners with top physicians to help patients understand their treatment options and make confident medical decisions.

What's the catch? There isn't one.

PainTheory is a 100% free patient resource offered by the top physicians. PainTheory only works with providers who go above and beyond to bring world class educational resources to the public. 

If you decide not to see a specialist, no problem at all, hopefully we were able to help with your decision. If you do end up seeing a specialist, hopefully you choose one of our partner clinics; they’re some of the best and the brightest.