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What is Failed Back Surgery Syndrome?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Sep 13, 2016

Invasive surgery is a serious step when it comes to dealing with back pain. Sometimes it relieves the problem, but it doesn’t always mean the end of pain. After spinal surgery, many people still experience back and leg pain, a condition called failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). Fortunately, for those suffering from FBSS and for whom repeat surgery is not indicated – which is often the case – there are options to reduce the residual pain so sufferers can get back to a more normal quality of life.

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Topics: Blog, Back Pain,, Treatment Options, Failed back surgery

The Basics of Spinal Cord Stimulation

Posted by Brenda Poppy on May 24, 2016

Injections haven’t worked for you. Neither has surgery. And the prospect of long-term opioids for your pain just isn’t feasible. You feel stuck and frustrated. What can you do?

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Topics: Blog, CRPS, Implantable therapies, Pain relief options, Spinal cord stimulator, Failed back surgery