Getting ITB Therapy

The Medtronic SynchroMed® II Pump is a surgically implanted device that delivers medication exactly where your spinal cord needs it. If you pass a standard screening test and don't respond to the anti-spastic medication, the pump can be implanted in a 2-hour procedure, followed by a short hospital stay – so you can start enjoying the benefits.

Is It Right for You?

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