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What is the treatment for arachnoiditis?

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There is no cure for arachnoiditis. Most treatments focus on relieving pain and improving symptoms that impair daily activities. Often, health care professionals recommend a program of pain management, physiotherapy, exercise, and psychotherapy. Surgery for arachnoiditis is controversial, because outcomes can be poor and provide only short-term relief. Clinical trials of steroid injections and electrical stimulation are needed to determine whether those treatments are effective.

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 09, 2017

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 09, 2017

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