Getting ITB Therapy

To receive the Medtronic SynchroMed® pump, a programmable device that delivers anti-spastic medication continuously, you will need a 2-hour procedure and a short hospital stay. Soon after, you may see results that improve your symptoms.

Is It Right for You?

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

Insurance Coverage

ITB TherapySM is a CE-marked, commercially available treatment. It's covered for the approved indications throughout Europe. Please check with your physician to learn more if the pump and medication are covered for you.

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.

Safety Information

Safety information concerning ITB TherapySM

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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