HSP treatments

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How is it treated?

At present there is no known treatment that can prevent, stop, or reverse HSP. However the symptoms of HSP can be managed in a number of ways including:

  • Muscle relaxants including baclofen, tizandine and botulinum (Botox) injections
  • Regular physiotherapy or exercise
  • Stretching
  • Occupational therapy
  • Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFOs), insoles or walking sticks
  • Surgery.

Depending on the presence of symptoms you may also make use of:

  • Anti depressants
  • Pain relief techniques or medication
  • Bladder/bowel medication or treatments
  • Relaxation or mindfulness techniques.

Find out more about HSP symptoms and  HSP types.