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Remove the Problem and Leave Nothing Behind.

mild® removes a major root cause of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) to improve back and leg pain.

mild® for Patients

An hour may change everything for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). Find out how this minimally invasive, outpatient procedure, which has a safety profile similar to an epidural steroid injection (ESI), may help you stand longer and walk farther with less pain.

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What mild® Patients are Saying

Do You Have Any of These Common LSS Symptoms?

Diagram of standing lower back pain

Pain or numbness in lower back when standing

Diagram of walking lower back pain

Pain, numbness or tingling in legs or buttocks when walking

Diagram of leaning forward lower back pain

Relief when sitting or leaning forward

mild® for Healthcare Professionals

Help your LSS patients, even those with comorbidities, by removing a major root cause of their neurogenic claudication. Move to mild® to provide patients with long-term relief using a therapy that has a safety profile equivalent to an ESI, but with lasting results. Learn more about the minimally invasive mild® Procedure’s key benefits, clinical outcomes and how it can be incorporated into your treatment algorithm.

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What mild® Physicians are Saying

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As new lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) procedures become available, practices are evolving the way they collaborate and work together to optimize patient care. The Mild Procedure’s patient selection process is quite simple, but requires imaging review, which is often not a part of Advanced Practice Providers’ (APPs) traditional education.

View our latest blog and listen to tips from leading APPs on how they quickly established comfort with imaging review in their practice, allowing them to “look for the ligament,” identify hypertrophic ligamentum flavum (HLF), and educate Mild patients independently.

Special thanks to Christine Christensen, Kelsey Kimball, Ashley Comer, and Jane Hartigan for their helpful insights.

Read the full blog at the #linkinbio.
Look for the ligament, even in patients with comorbidities! 

If MRI imaging reveals hypertrophic ligamentum flavum ≥ 2.5mm in your lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) patient, they may be a candidate for the Mild Procedure. Mild is effective in treating patients with multiple stenosis types, including lateral and foraminal stenosis and has a safety profile equivalent to an ESI, but with lasting results.*

Make the #MOVE2mild early in your treatment algorithm to get your patients on the path to relief.

*Learn more and view clinical data at the #linkinbio.
Thankful for time together and helping others get back to doing what they love. In this season of gratitude, Vertos Medical is especially grateful to all the healthcare professionals who continuously put their patients first and help them find relief. 

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
Our esteemed advisory board members Ashley Comer, APRN, NP-C and Kristen Klein, AGNP-C took the stage at the 2021 @nynj_painsymposium: Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies. 

If you missed it, click through the #linkinbio to view the key takeaways from their educational sessions.
Is this a Mild Procedure candidate?

Case History: 77 year-old female with a previous lumbar hemilaminectomy at right L4-L5 and a 5-year history of epidural steroid injections (ESIs). The patient reported back pain of a 6 out of 10 that radiated to her right hip and leg. The patient was unable to stand or walk for more than 5 minutes but found relief from sitting or forward flexion. 

Answer: Yes! The featured patient was an excellent Mild candidate who achieved significant improvement in quality of life and mobility. By her two-week follow-up, her standing time increased to 10 minutes and her pain was a 0 out of 10. By her 4-month follow-up visit, she continued to report no pain, had discontinued use of pain medications, and her standing/walking time had increased to 25 minutes. 

Read the full case study at the #linkinbio.
Continuing our passion to offer safe, effective solutions to the lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) community, we are excited to announce new additions to Team Vertos!

Join us in welcoming District Sales Manager, Trevor Shoush, District Sales Specialist, Liam McCarthy, Customer Service Manager, Briana Figueroa, Customer Service Representative, Emily Haudenschild, Reimbursement Specialist, Lynell James, and NetSuite Administrator, Matt Nichols to Vertos Medical! 

Interested in joining our team? Click the #linkinbio for employment opportunities.
We see you. We hear you. We’re with you.

In practices across the country, Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are key players—trusted by patients and vital to the effective, efficient flow of a busy pain practice. When it comes to bringing lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) patients the benefits of the Mild Procedure, APPs are increasingly taking a leading role.

We recognize all that APPs do to help LSS patients find relief. We heard your needs, and that’s why we created the Vertos APP Advisory Board—a committee of dedicated professionals at all stages of their careers who are excited to help harness more resources, support and recognition for their colleagues.

Follow the #linkinbio to read the full blog and to meet our Vertos APP Advisory Board, or at https://bit.ly/2YVjJJO
New #MildProcedure data was revealed at the @nynj_painsymposium 2021 Annual Conference! This real-world, retrospective data confirms that lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) patients with hypertrophic ligamentum flavum and concomitant foraminal narrowing benefit from the Mild Procedure and should not be excluded from treatment.

Thank you to these outstanding physicians for their examination of treatment outcomes and showcasing how Mild patients, even with the presence of foraminal narrowing, experience significant improvement from debulking the ligament and relieving pressure on the nerves. Drs. @jassalmd, @anjumbux, Kailash Chandwani, @pain4eemd, @dr.khemlani, @nvadvancedpain, @drpryz, Shawn Puri, @paindoc13, @painkiller_photos, @dsayed123, @harrysukumaran.

To learn more on why Mild should be considered a first-line therapy for LSS patients, read the full blog at the #linkinbio.
Remove the problem and leave nothing behind with the Mild Procedure.

Up to 85% of spinal canal narrowing is caused by thickened ligament.* Mild removes a major root cause of lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) by debulking the hypertrophic ligamentum flavum, which restores space in the spinal canal and reduces compression of the nerves. 

The Mild Procedure does not alter major structural anatomy. Additionally, no co-occurring or future treatment options are eliminated.

*Learn more and view clinical data at the #linkinbio or https://bit.ly/39GckQ6
How do you introduce patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) to the minimally invasive Mild Procedure? Our short patient education video is THE all-in-one resource to explain how Mild candidacy is determined, what the procedure entails, and clinical outcomes.

Share it with your patients or embed it on your website to help them get moving with Mild at the #linkinbio. 

Look for the ligament, it's a common problem, even in patients with comorbidities. Remove the problem with Mild and leave nothing behind.
Unlike more invasive procedures that can require a lengthy recovery, Mild patients typically resume normal activity within 24 hours with no restrictions.* 

Mild patient, Ronnie, says “By the time I walked out [after the Mild Procedure], I went home, and I could get out. The first thing I wanted to do was start doing stuff. That was a big moment in my life emotionally.”

Help more lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) patients make the #MOVE2mild earlier in the treatment algorithm after the first ESI fails.

Hear Ronnie's story at the #linkinbio or https://bit.ly/3bm4TOQ
*Clinical data: https://bit.ly/39GckQ6
With growing data supporting the Mild Procedure as first-line therapy for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS), more and more physicians and APPs are making the #MOVE2mild after the first epidural steroid injection (ESI) fails.

Hear from leading physician @drajayantonymd for his perspective on moving LSS patients to the Mild Procedure earlier in the treatment algorithm. 

Challenge your own thinking around ESIs and learn how you can help your patients avoid epidural exhaustion at the #linkinbio.
We are honored to be ranked 7th in the @ocbizjournal 2021 list of Fastest-Growing Midsize Private Companies!

After witnessing the debilitating impact that lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) has on millions of patients’ quality-of-life annually, it became not just our goal, but our passion to expand the minimally invasive Mild Procedure treatment option to patients and practices nationwide. 

Many thanks to our dedicated Mild providers and Team Vertos who’ve helped patients throw out those canes and walkers, find joy again, and get back to what matters most to them - in a minimally invasive way.

View article at the #linkinbio or here: https://bit.ly/3BSUENZ
Mild Procedure training in action! Team Vertos and Mild physicians have been showcasing the minimally invasive procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis (#LSS) at recent in-person society hosted labs throughout the U.S.

Interested in adding Mild to your practice? Train virtually 11/17 or 12/8 and learn about patient selection, imaging, clinical data, Mild instrumentation, and procedure steps.

Inquire about training at the #linkinbio or https://bit.ly/3m6JQ80

#MOVE2mild to evolve your practice’s standard of care and get your patients on the path to lasting relief.
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