Surgery for Failed back

Dr Bushan Joseph and his team have been successfully treating patients with Failed back syndrome for more than 13 years at HOSMAT.

With the increasing number of spine surgeries being done all over the world, the syndrome of failed back surgery is gaining importance in the recent years . Common causes for the failed back syndrome include

  • Late development of instability
  • Infection
  • Too little or too extensive decompression
  • Excessive scar tissue formation at operative site
  • Improper patient selection in the initial stage
  • Failure of implants

Treatment of failed back can be very challenging and often requires a mutidiciplinary approach . The team which is lead by the Neuro-spine surgeon comprises of a neurologist, pain medicine specialist, physiotherapist and a psychiatrist.