Getting a Baclofen Pump

To receive a baclofen pump, a programmable device that delivers medication continuously, you will need a procedure lasting approximately 1 to 2 hours and a hospital stay. 

Factors Your Doctor May Consider

Your doctor will consider many factors including your symptoms, goals, body mass, and results of a screening test.

Your Healthcare Team

With ITB therapy, a variety of healthcare providers will work together to help manage your severe spasticity caused by stroke.

Surgery: What to Expect

On average, the surgery to implant ITB therapy takes about 1 to 2 hours from start to finish. Your doctor can answer any questions you may have about the procedure.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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