What Is Post-Laminectomy Syndrome?

A laminectomy is a surgery meant to reduce pressure on the nerves in the spinal cord. This is typically accomplished by removing part of a vertebra.  Post-laminectomy syndrome is a condition in which patients continue to experience pain after the surgery has taken place. This is a specific case, but PLS is often used to refer to persistent pain following …

Cervical Radiculopathy – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment

Cervical radiculopathy is a condition in which the nerve root in the cervical spine – the section of the spine between the cranium and the thoracic vertebrae (which attach to the ribs) – becomes damaged or inflamed. This causes various neurological issues. Symptoms of Cervical Radiculopathy The neurological issues resulting from cervical radiculopathy radiate from the neck and into the …