Failed back surgical syndrome, also known as post-laminectomy syndrome, is when a patient experiences continued pain following spine surgery. There are many reasons why spine surgery may or may not work. For those with failed back surgical syndrome additional therapies are needed to provide pain relief. Your healthcare provider will work with you to diagnose and treat your failed back surgical syndrome.
Failed Back Surgical Syndrome FAQ
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