Baclofen Pump Success Story

This 47 year old woman had spastic paraparesis from spinal cord injury related to both transverse myelitis and cervical spondyl0tic myelopathy.

Her gait was slow and spastic, and she could barely walk with a walker.

She had either not improved, or suffered side effects, from oral medications including baclofen, clonazepam and cyclobenzaprine.

Her walking improved after a trial of intrathecal baclofen, and she has now has a permanent intrathecal baclofen pump.

She is able to walk with a cane, but I had her walk using the wheelchair as a walker to make the before and after videos more comparable.

Find out more about spasticity management, the Spasticity Center at Monmouth Neuroscience Institute  and Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy.


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