Getting ITB Therapy

The Medtronic SynchroMed® pump is a programmable device that delivers powerful medication around the clock, directly where it can have the biggest impact on your severe spasticity. After you successfully complete a 1-day screening test, expect a 2-hour procedure and a brief stay in the hospital.

Is It Right for You?

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

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.

Personal Stories

Read about the experiences of people who have received our products and therapies. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for these particular individuals, both before and after treatment.

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: 22 Sep 2010

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