A 54-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i have multiple sclerosis and have now had a baclofen pump fitted?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Treats spasticity: The pump will assist dramatically with spasticity but will not help other aspects of ms. So, continue your disease modifying med , take vitamin d, exercise, and follow low fat, low salt diet. Keep close contact with your doctors.
Answered on Dec 24, 2013

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