An intrathecal pump may be helpful if you are experiencing chronic pain due to cancer or another illness. An Intrathecal pump North Richland Hills is an implanted device for treating pain. In this method, pain medication is delivered directly to the spinal cord. As compared to taking the same medication by mouth, you will require considerably less medication to control pain. This enhances the effectiveness of the medication. In addition, fewer side effects are likely to occur.
A fluid-filled space surrounds your spinal cord, known as the subarachnoid or intrathecal space. CSF, which bathes and protects the brain and spinal cord, flows through this area. By delivering medicine directly into the CSF, intrathecal drug pumps are more efficient than oral medication since they bypass the path taken by oral medications through the body. The amount of medication needed with a pump is generally 1/300 that required when taken orally (morphine or baclofen).
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The following criteria may determine whether you are suitable for intrathecal drug delivery:
An Intrathecal Pump Richardson may be considered in the case of chronic pain induced by an injury or cancer pain caused by a disease or injury. Pain management with this method may be beneficial when other types of pain management have failed to provide relief or have caused severe side effects.
It is necessary to test Intrathecal pump Fort Worth before they are implanted to ensure they will work in your case. This is known as a trial. It is possible that you will receive an injection of pain medication. Alternatively, an intrathecal pain pump may be tested for a short period of time (temporary). In the course of this procedure:
The pain relief trial will result in a pump implant. This procedure results in:
Based on the severity of the disease and the underlying cause, treatment outcomes may vary. In addition to reducing pain, chronic pain sufferers may also experience improvements in their activities of daily living. You might see less rigidity and spasms if you suffer from spasticity. Moreover, by directly reaching the spinal cord and delivering the medicine in smaller doses, it is easier for patients to take less medicine. Let's schedule an appointment right away.
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