Failed neck or back surgery syndrome is a condition that can target nearly half of people that have undergone any type of surgical intervention. Continuous pain after surgery, or even returning pain after minimal or temporary relief, is an indication of failed back surgery syndrome. This can also be referred to as post laminectomy syndrome.
Common reasons for Failed Neck or Back Surgery Syndrome include:
Pain that arises above or below the original pain site before surgery can also be a symptom of this condition. Chronic pain, lack of recuperation, diminished mobility, muscle spasms, stabbing, throbbing, sharp, and shooting pain at the same location or above or below the original site are associated as well. Weakness, numbness, and tingling in the extremities are secondary symptoms to the pain.
The medical experts at the Spine Care Center can help manage your condition after a failed back surgery. Once diagnosed, your physician can effectively treat you conservatively with minimally invasive treatments to avoid any further surgical interference. Typically an MRI or CT scan with contrast can highlight the key findings in the patient’s pathology to identify where your pain is generated. At the Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as:
Your customized treatment for failed back surgery syndrome will be presented by your Spine Care Center provider in the comfort of our facility in Virginia.