Most people experience back pain at some point in life, but for some, severe back pain can be so debilitating that they become desperate for relief. Sometimes, as a last resort, patients turn to back surgery. Unfortunately, failed back surgery can have devastating effects on both the patient’s physical well-being, and mental state.
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) is all too common, and its symptoms include chronic leg pain, chronic back pain, joint instability, muscle weakness, numbness and tingling. In fact, sometimes the symptoms that surgery was meant to cure can even get worse. In the case of failed spinal stenosis surgery, for example, patients with failed surgery may experience worse spinal stenosis symptoms than were experienced initially.
If you are experiencing symptoms brought on by failed back surgery, Advantage Healthcare of Charleston can help. By conducting a thorough examination and diagnostic assessment, the medical professionals on our staff will work to discover the root of your FBSS pain, in order to treat the true cause, and not just the symptoms. Using treatments like Physical Rehabilitation, chiropractic, massage therapy, gentle stretching, and simple exercise, Advantage Healthcare of Charleston works to help each patient achieve optimal wellness and accomplish chronic pain management.