Intrathecal Baclofen Pump in Post-stroke Rehabilitation: Our Experience

Author(s): Ramnarayan R

Stroke is a common problem affecting the middle age and elderly people. Loss of function of one side especially the right side causes severe crippling effect. The main reason for this is the spasticity which appears after a stroke. The usual treatments for spasticity are not very useful in many patients. Here we describe our experience of intrathecal baclofen pumpinsertion for this problem