Hello. My name is Abbey. Greetings from Singapore/Malaysia. I went through Spine surgery when I was 19 years old(1997). As i had severe pain on my left leg radiating from my lower back. This surgery was never required and it was a huge error. Actually, looking back, that pain was just a TMS attack as I was extremely stressed to get good grades in my college (I realized it after reading "Healing Back Pain" book). Due to a masseuse error in 1997, as he tried to relieve my pain through his legs, my thecal sac got severly injured. I can say at that time I was not mature enough and come under parents pressure to do that pain relieving exercise. Later went through surgery (Laminectomy L4) in August 1997. (Still regretting doing surgery but I kind of accept it spiritually) My spine pain started in May 2012 as I was not happy with my business “And I repressed lots of emotions during this stage.” Later I suffered from Back Pain from May 2012 to January 2016 with Back pain till I read Dr. Sarno book. After reading "Healing Back Pain". I got 80% healed in 4 weeks. Now after 20 years of surgery, I still have pain in my scar tissues on my back near my surgery excision/cutting. The surgery cut is 11 cm long and the Laminectomy was done in a bad way.. I can't sleep on my back. So I am sleeping on my chest.When I touch those scar tissues, the muscle around it pains. In my mind i write off this pain as "symptom imperative".Meaning this pain is also TMS. I will appreciate your help if anybody is suffering from the same issue of pain near surgery incision/cut?