I often have to pause my life for a minute — whether that’s driving down the sidewalk, using my laptop, or eating a meal — until they go away. A dozen years ago, I chose a baclofen pump as my spasm solution and now I’m working to take it out. Here is my journey.
I broke my neck 13 years ago, in my teenage years, and back then my spasms were horrendous. My parents remember it better than me, telling stories of my legs bouncing all over the place, whether I was in my chair or my bed. We went to the doctor to figure out if there was a way to make the spasms stop and were given baclofen pills, the anti