Is there a cure for Spina Bifida?
There is no cure for Spina Bifida because the nerve tissue cannot be replaced or repaired. Treatment for the variety of effects of Spina Bifida may include surgery, medication, and physiotherapy. Many individuals with Spina Bifida will need assistive devices such as braces, crutches, or wheelchairs. Ongoing therapy, medical care, and/or surgical treatments may be necessary to prevent and manage complications throughout the individual’s life.