Treatments for Arachnoiditis


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Treatment list for Arachnoiditis: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Arachnoiditis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Treatments of Arachnoiditis discussion: The goal of treatment should be to return the patient to a functional role in society. Conservative therapy such as pain management is generally recommended. In those patients whose arachnoiditis is progressive, surgery to remove adhesions is only minimally effective because scar tissue continues to develop. Also, surgery exposes the already irritated spinal cord to additional trauma. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Arachnoiditis Information Page: NINDS

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