Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
What To Expect After Surgery
After surgery, Reference physical therapy Opens New Window is needed. Also, orthopedic surgery and casts or braces may still be needed.
Nerves that are cut during SDR do not grow back together. Sometimes not all nerves are cut, and other surgeries may be needed to cut those that remain.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 20, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics