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Cervical Post Laminectomy Syndrome (PLS) in Gilbert, AZ


Treatment options may include:

  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Facet joint injections
  • Fluoroscopically guided injections
  • Interventional procedures
  • IT pump
  • Medial branch blocks
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS)
  • Physical exercise
  • Prolotherapy
  • Radiofrequency facet ablation.
  • Radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Selective nerve root block
  • Selected nerve root injections (SNRI)
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Strength training
  • Stretching


Symptoms include:

  • Neck pain after surgery
  • Lower back pain after surgery
  • Sharp or shooting pain in the extremities


Common forms of Cervical Post Laminectomy Syndrome include:

  • Postsurgical complications including infection, nerve injury, or an adequate healing
  • Successful postsurgical recovery with new and unrelated spinal problem(s)
  • Unsuccessful postsurgical recovery with continuation of the original pain


Post Laminectomy Syndrome is much more common among patients who are smokers. If patients stop smoking immediately after surgery, there is a much better chance for a pain-free, postsurgical outcome.

The Pain Experts of Arizona was founded to bring the highest level of care in a state-of-the-art setting that emphasizes the belief of treating our patients with the same respect, compassion, and dedication we would treat our own friends and family.

Contact our office to schedule an appointment and let us help you get back on your way to an active life without the limitations of chronic pain. From our Phoenix office, The Pain Experts of Arizona, serves pain management patients in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek, and the entire Phoenix area.