Failed Spine Surgery Syndrome

Failed Spine Surgery Syndrome Treatment at SPINE/RX

What Is Failed Spine Surgery Syndrome?

You might find yourself suffering from failed spine surgery syndrome if you've previously undergone spinal surgery that failed to reduce or eliminate your back, neck or nerve pain. This condition can often result in increased pain, as well as emotional distress. Fortunately, there are effective treatments available for failed spine surgery syndrome. For some patients, spinal cord stimulation can result in significant pain relief. A spinal cord stimulator is a small implantable device used to treat failed spine surgery syndrome. It involves inserting a small wire into the spine that helps give a patient control over their pain. At other times, corrective spinal surgery is required to strengthen a weakened spine. The important thing to know is that there is hope for patients who suffer with failed spine surgery syndrome. Our team can help determine the right course of action to achieve pain relief as soon as possible.

How Is a Failed Spine Surgery Syndrome Treated?

Failed spine surgery syndrome is most typically treated with either one or a combination of the following: rest, medication, physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, injections, spinal cord stimulation, or corrective surgery.

When Is Surgery Recommended to Correct a Failed Spine Surgery?

Corrective spinal surgery may be recommended if other treatments are ineffective, if the spine is unstable, or if severe pain or weakness is present. Surgery may also be recommended if diagnostic tests detect damage to the spinal cord or nerve roots, or if spine surgeons anticipate any significant risk of future deterioration.

Living with failed spine surgery syndrome can be painful, and may cause you to miss out on the activities you love. If medication, injections or therapy fail to relieve your neck, back pain, a spinal cord stimulator or corrective spine surgery may provide the relief you need to live the life you desire.


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Often, spine surgery does not require an overnight hospital stay, depending on the severity of your unique condition. Many of our minimally invasive procedures are same-day, outpatient surgeries.

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