Baclofen pump OTPT information (1229)

Key points below

Please share this with your child’s Physical or Occupational Therapists. It will help them plan your child’s therapy after a pump is placed. 

Your child can go back to school when the healthcare provider says it is ok. Most often it will be about 7 days after surgery.


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has:

Signs that the pump is not working. This may include: A severe increase in tone, irritability, itching, or twitching and an increase in pain or swelling over the pump.

Special health care needs that were not covered by this information.