Failed back syndrome

What is Failed back syndrome?

Failed back surgery syndrome (also called FBSS, or failed back syndrome) is a misnomer, as it is not actually a syndrome - it is a very generalized term that is often used to describe the condition of patients who have not had a successful result with back surgery or spine surgery and have experienced continued pain after surgery.

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I am reading the 3 page article about the hazards of using ibuprofin, even on short term basis, due to it's supposed dangers of increasing the...

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Ibuprofen could be harmful in the long run. There are safer alternatives

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I have spinal stenosis & have had 2 surgeries to correct it. It was ok for a few years, now it's back with a vengeance and also RLS.
I take...

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Failed back syndrome v/s lumbar disc prolapse

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I had a cervical fusion surgery 8 years ago and I had another fusion surgery from T10 to L1 with laminactomy 8 moths ago. I have still moderate...

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Can be due to failed back syndrome.

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The persistent pain in the back and the...

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