Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy is the delivery of baclofen in the intrathecal (spine) space.
controls spasms that cannot be controlled with other medications
Administration of a muscle relaxant called baclofen into the spinal canal of children under 6 with spastic cerebral palsy is as safe and effective as it is for older pediatric patients, according to a recent retrospective study.
The American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (ASPN) has created a best practice guideline including evidence-based recommendations for the management and reduction of cancer-associated pain.
Scientists in Israel have shown that a type of oxygen therapy can stop new plaques forming and even remove existing plaques in mice with Alzheimer’s.
A new approach to spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain, a small pilot study suggests.
Having been assured by my physicians in Fall 2013 that no recovery was possible for my sudden onset Bell’s Palsy, I searched far and wide for hope. There are many important players in my nearly 18-month saga but the final and most critical was Roy Schmidt, M.D. His vision to bring regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy to West Tennessee made it possible for me to now find myself at the finishing stages of complete recovery. The outstanding care providers at New Life Medical Group offered me a hopeful path to bring back my face. Who would have thought that my surplus fat would make it possible for me to smile again? I’m on home plate – with tears of gratitude.
Injured Gulf War Veteran: I’ve been fighting over 20 years to get relief from this pain. All doctors want to do is give me drugs, drugs, drugs and more drugs…PTSD was getting worse, nightmares getting worse at night and my overall well-being was decreasing a lot. I’ve seen over 20 doctors in the last 20 years…Now I am able to move my neck for the first time in 10 years, able to focus on my business…To me, this was a Godsend.
Stroke Recovery: I had a stroke that left me with a pain that was like a hot iron turned on high and stuck to me. I’m not through with treatment and I already don’t have to take pain medication throughout the night.