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... he vertebral body with the lamina. The goal of the screwing was to prevent all motion until the fusion "took" and the bones fused together completely. The screws failed in their purpose. ... (339 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your back. My husband too is suffering from failed back syndrome too. ... (8 replies)
... Well officially it's pretty much a given my laminectomy with double fusion has FAILED. ... (3 replies)

... there he can be given medication and other forms of therapy so that he can move around and do more. I have and suspect your husband has Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. The docs like to call it Failed Laminectomy Syndrome. This is when you come out of this surgery the same or worse than before the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... orse. So its been over a year of going back and forth to the doctors while they try and figure out what's wrong. The surgeon won't even consider that it might be failed back syndrome. ... (12 replies)
... I don't know if this is the situation with your particular case, but in general, a laminectomy is done as a first procedure when sometimes a fusion would have been the preferred surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your father. I had a laminectomy 15 months ago and feel worse. I now have nerve damage in my legs. I believe the doctors call it a failed laminectomy. I'm seeing a pain mamangement doctor which I'm sure your father will be seeing soon. They go down a list of things they do to try to find relief. ... (4 replies)
... Tomorrow will be 2 weeks since I had a laminectomy at l 3/L 4 , and L 4/L 5..after the first week the pain in my foot returned and is more severe than prior to surgery. I also have spasms on my lower back and increased numbness in right leg. I know it's early post op but I'm concerned this surgery is a failure and this pain is not a normal post of the post op process. Medical... (2 replies)
... It's been almost a year that I had my Laminectomy. My back feels a lot worse than before the procedure. I can only stand in one place for 10-15 minutes befoe I need to be on my back. One of my doctors thinks its scar tissue causing the problem. What kind of tests do they do to try to see if it's scar tissue? I'm really starting to ware down from the pain and emotionaly. Thank... (6 replies)
... an improvement without surgery. While the odds of ending up worse, without surgery, are also not trivial, although probably not as disastrously worse as a fully failed "laminectomy syndrome. ... (185 replies)
... and cautioned me that a laminectomy would make my pain worse. He subsequently referred me to an orthopedic spine surgeon at UCSF, who disagreed, thus I went ahead with the surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Has someone in this forum done 2 discectomy laminectomy in the same disc? ... (3 replies)
Update
May 17, 2008
... Lisa, my heart goes out to you and I am sitting here torn about posting to you. I don't know what you know about my story but here is the condensed version of it. Feb 1982 S1/S2 fusion without hardware May 2006 L5/s1 Laminectomy Feb 2007 L5/S1 fusion with Hardware April 2007 L4 Herninated Nov 2007 Hardware removed left side, Laminectomy L3 and L4, nerve... (9 replies)
... laminectomy, stenosis, arthritis of facet joints, sciatica, failed back, ddd and I will even throw in there 2 fusions.......... ... (22 replies)
... The reason you are being sent for the EMG is to check for radiculopathy of the L5 nerve. You have several issues going on at the level of the previous laminectomy and is probaby causing the pain symptoms you are having. ... (4 replies)
... nyone else, but I had laminectomy's with my fusion's. Even though I fused well, I ended up in worse pain than prior to surgery. In layman's terms, this is called Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. My PM doc calls it Failed Laminectomy Syndrome. I've also seen this on my insurance forms. ... (3 replies)
... Post laminectomy syndrome" is a term some doctors use to describe a situation where a patient has had a back surgery and is still in pain after the procedure. ... (3 replies)
Failed Surgery!
Aug 25, 2010
... I've dealt with my back issues since l981. Had a laminectomy, continued pain, another laminectomy because more of the disc had herniated. After the 2nd lami, I continued to have worsening pain. ... (18 replies)
... Also, this is where I had my surgery. Finally in the fall of 2008 I found my present P.M. and he diagnosed me with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. ... (26 replies)
... Hello, I'm hoping people who have had a laminectomy can give me some positive advice. ... (1 replies)




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