Failed Back Surgery Treatment Specialist

John Dombrowski, M.D. -  - Pain Management Physician

The Washington Pain Center

John Dombrowski, M.D.

Pain Management Physician & Addiction Medicine Specialist located in Washington, DC

When you’ve been living with chronic back pain and feel like you’ve tried every therapy under the sun for your pain, surgery is often the last resort. However, back surgery might not relieve your pain. At the Washington Pain Center in Washington, D.C., John Dombrowski, MD, offers failed back surgery treatments to alleviate your pain and improve your quality of life. Dr. Dombrowski puts your wellness needs first. Call the Washington Pain Center or schedule a consultation online today.

Failed Back Surgery Treatment Q & A

What is failed back surgery?

Surgery isn’t always the best option to address your back pain. In fact, many patients don’t experience any relief after back surgery, or they find that their initial back pain is compounded with surgical pain. Part of the problem is that back pain is complex, and surgery is only a useful tool to stabilize joints and decompress some nerves.

What is failed back surgery treatment?

Failed back surgery treatment combines medicine and other therapies to resolve chronic back pain that hasn’t improved with surgery. While you may find relief with a highly personalized approach to pain medication management and physical therapy, Dr. Dombrowski offers a comprehensive range of treatments at the Washington Pain Center, and he works tirelessly to find the right combination of treatments to reduce your pain and restore your quality of life.

Dr. Dombrowski may suggest a treatment to disrupt the pain messages traveling between your brain and your spine. For example, he may recommend:

  • Nerve block injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Radiofrequency ablation

These treatments either stop your nerve from sending pain messages or disrupt the signal.

Dr. Dombrowski is further trained and certified in acupuncture. Acupuncture can also reduce your pain by disrupting the pain messages that travel through your body. Depending on your needs, he may also recommend ketamine infusion therapy or cannabidiol (CBD) products.

Dr. Dombrowski also works in partnership with other specialty providers and may offer referrals for mental health counseling, neurology, or physical therapy. Dr. Dombrowski provides highly personalized care and treatments and always puts your wellness first.

Am I a candidate for failed back surgery treatment?

If you’ve undergone surgery, but you still have back pain that is no better — or perhaps has even worsened — since surgery, Dr. Dombrowski may be able to help. He provides thorough consultations and exams to identify the condition or injury causing your pain, which helps him identify the treatments and therapies that are most likely to provide relief.

Don’t give up on finding a cure for your back pain. Call the Washington Pain Center or schedule a consultation online today to work with Dr. Dombrowski to find a practical solution for your back pain.