Achondroplasia treatments
Achondroplasia

Treatments could include:

  • Doctors surgically place VP shunts inside one of the brain's ventricles to divert fluid away from the brain and restore normal flow and absorption of CSF.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A tracheostomy is a medical procedure-either temporary or permanent-in which a tube is surgically implanted into a person's windpipe so that he or she can breathe. The tube is inserted through a cut in the neck below the vocal cords, allowing air ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Gait training is a type of physical therapy that helps people improve their ability to stand and walk.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Spinal fusion is a procedure that permanently joins two vertebrae into one solid bone. It treats disorders such as herniated disks.
    Source:HLCMS
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