Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

This condition, also called "failed back syndrome," is a type of chronic pain. It can develop in some people after spine surgery.

What is post-laminectomy syndrome?

This detailed video describes post-laminectomy syndrome, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment depends on the cause and the severity of your pain. It may include medications, injections or physical therapy. You may benefit from electrical nerve stimulation or other techniques. If these are not helpful, surgery may relieve your pain.