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Failed back and neck surgeries can create a different condition, ‘Failed Back/Neck Syndrome.’ When the patient has not had a successful result from the surgery, and is continuing to experience pain, the patient begins experiencing this syndrome. When necessary, spine surgery is performed to eliminate chronic back pain, or pain in the extremities. Unfortunately, in some cases, the level of pain does not improve, but may even increase. There are many factors that contribute to the surgery being unsuccessful, such as smoking, uncontrolled diabetes, poorly performed surgery, and/or non-adherence to post surgical instructions. But each patient is different, and each surgery is unique. We can help establish the basis for the continued pain, and help you determine the best route forward.


About Failed Back/Neck Surgery Syndrome

Failed back and neck surgeries can create a different condition, ‘Failed Back/Neck Syndrome.’ When the patient has not had a successful result from the surgery, and is continuing to experience pain, the patient begins experiencing this syndrome. When necessary, spine surgery is performed to eliminate chronic back pain, or pain in the extremities. Unfortunately, in some cases, the level of pain does not improve, but may even increase. There are many factors that contribute to the surgery being unsuccessful, such as smoking, uncontrolled diabetes, poorly performed surgery, and/or non-adherence to post surgical instructions. But each patient is different, and each surgery is unique. We can help establish the basis for the continued pain, and help you determine the best route forward.


Diagnosis of Failed Back / Neck Surgery Syndrome

Our physicians are board certified, and are dedicated to giving you a comprehensive exam that will aid in diagnosing the cause of your symptoms. Using advanced diagnostic techniques, our doctors will find out the reason for your pain, and then get you on the road to better health right away. Here are a few steps our physicians use when completing their comprehensive exams:

  • We take your medical history.
  • We conduct a thorough physical exam.
  • We carefully analyze your symptoms.
  • We may order diagnostic tests, including x-ray, MRI, and nerve conduction studies, to help us diagnose your chronic pain.

Once we have an accurate diagnosis, we will work together with you to create a treatment plan that will be successful for your chronic pain.


Possible Treatments For F.B.S.S

We offer many different treatments to address the pain caused by failed back or neck surgery. Treatments include:

  • Biofeedback
  • Injection therapy
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Trigger point injection
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Alternative therapies
  • Medication management
No matter what’s causing you pain, we can help. From chronic pain to injury recovery, and everything in between, we provide the high quality pain management so you can live your life.
"From chronic pain to injury recovery, and everything in between, we provide the high quality pain management so you can live your life."

- Dr. sudhir Rao

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We are now seeing patients in the office again! Pain and Spine Specialists is diligently following all recommended CDC guidelines and doing all we can to ensure the safety of our patients. We are happy to schedule you an appointment in-office.

Please call us in Maryland at 301-703-8767, 724-603-3560 in Pennsylvania, or 540-433-1905 in Virginia to make an appointment.

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You deserve the quality care and dedication of our knowledgeable providers and clinical staff. No matter what's causing you pain, we can help. From chronic pain to injury recovery, and everything in between, we provide patients with quality care, so you can live a full life. We serve patients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Schedule an appointment with our practice today.

You deserve the quality care and dedication of our knowledgeable providers and clinical staff. No matter what's causing you pain, we can help. From chronic pain to injury recovery, and everything in between, we provide patients with quality care, so you can live a full life. We serve patients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Schedule an appointment with our practice today.

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At Pain and Spine Specialists, our team of physicians and nurse practitioners are committed to giving you the most effective treatment when treating your pain. We believe that all patients should have access to quality care, and that is why you can find us conveniently located throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Patients deserve the most up-to-date treatment methods and professional care available. We are honored to serve our communities, and help you return to a fully lived life

At Pain and Spine Specialists our team of physicians are committed to give you the best treatment available anywhere in the PA/MD/DC/VA area.

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I Love the way they all listen to you no matter what it's about. I Love how they make sure your feeling fine & how they find other ways to help you. They are a wonderful team & I am so glad I found them.

Rubin Bungard

Dr Rao is MY Absolute Favorite Doctor! Love him! His staff at Mt Airy and in Frederick, Maryland are the best of the best. Caring, kind and very friendly. I would recommend anyone to seek out Dr Rao and his staff in a heartbeat.

Randee Fischer

I LOVE this place. Dr B. and Dr Rao saved my life. In 2014, I could only walk about 15ft and had to use a wheelchair. It happened so quickly to me. I had extreme pain in my back, and legs. My other pain management wouldn't help at all.

Kathleen Tibbs

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