Failed back syndrome treatment
The London Spine Unit specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of Failed back syndrome. Our Specialists are trained in the recognition of symptoms caused by Failed back syndrome. The best investigation for this condition is an MRI scan as this shows the structural damage that can be caused by Failed back syndrome.
If you have been diagnosed with Failed back syndrome then you should seek a specialist second opinion on the best treatment options as untreated Failed back syndrome can lead to more serious problems including nerve damage, persistent pain and immobility.
We are based on the Prestigious Harley Street and our clinic is fully equipped to diagnose and treat Failed back syndrome
More details about Failed back syndrome
Failed back syndrome or post-laminectomy syndrome is a condition characterized by chronic pain following back surgeries.[unreliable medical source?] Many factors can contribute to the onset or development of FBS, including residual or recurrent spinal disc herniation, persistent post-operative pressure on a spinal nerve, altered joint mobility, joint hypermobility with instability, scar tissue (fibrosis), depression, anxiety, sleeplessness, spinal muscular deconditioning and even Cutibacterium acnes infection. An individual may be predisposed to the development of FBS due to systemic disorders such as diabetes, autoimmune disease and peripheral blood vessels (vascular) disease.
Common symptoms associated with FBS include diffuse, dull and aching pain involving the back or legs. Abnormal sensibility may include sharp, pricking, and stabbing pain in the extremities. The term “post-laminectomy syndrome” is used by some doctors to indicate the same condition as failed back syndrome.