Aduvant Therapy for Spina Bifida Occulta and Tethered Cord Syndrome in Children

This page was last updated on May 9th, 2017

Medical

  • Pain control: NSAIDs, gabapentin for neuropathic pain. Judicious use of narcotics, primarily for immediate postoperative pain. These agents usually are not required for long-term management.
  • Physical therapy: Physical therapy should focus on body mechanics, lower extremity flexibility, and core strengthening exercises.