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What is PSLS?
Failed back syndrome or post-laminectomy syndrome is a condition characterized by persistent pain following back surgeries.

Post Surgical Lumbar Syndrom or failed back syndrome (FBS), also called failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), refers to chronic back and/or leg pain that occurs after back (spinal) surgery It is characterized as a chronic pain syndrome. Multiple factors can contribute to the onset or development of FBS. Contributing factors include but are not limited to residual or recurrent disc herniation, persistent post-operative pressure on a spinal nerve, altered joint mobility, joint hypermobility with instability, scar tissue (fibrosis), depression, anxiety, sleeplessness and spinal muscular deconditioning. An individual may be predisposed to the development of FBS due to systemic disorders such as diabetes, autoimmune disease and peripheral blood vessels (vascular) disease.

Common symptoms associated with FBS include diffuse, dull and aching pain involving the back and/or legs. Abnormal sensibility may include sharp, pricking, and stabbing pain in the extremities. The term "post-laminectomy syndrome" is used by some doctors to indicate the same condition as failed back syndrome. Learn More
Many healthcare professionals have found that pain from Failed back syndrome or post-laminectomy syndrome can be effectively eliminated by addressing the root causes. With their innovative treatment approaches, Failed back syndrome or post-laminectomy syndrome pain and other symptoms can be eliminated and the injury can be repaired in 2 weeks to 3 months period.
The healthcare professionals listed here have published their case studies. You can contact them for help or contact us for doctors near you.
List of healthcare professionals who have published clinical studies and provide treatment for Post Surgical Lumbar Syndrome:
United States
Jimmy McCallister, DC Livermore, 94550
Successful Elimination of Post Surgical Lumbar Syndrome
Gary Hartell, D.C., F.I.A.C.A. Vernon, 06066
Successful Treatment of Lumbar Disc Pain