How do I manage the symptoms of spinal cord tumors on a daily basis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The best thing you can do to manage your spinal cord tumor is to follow the treatment plan you and your doctor have chosen. To deal with the symptoms of a spinal cord tumor, you might receive corticosteroid shots to help reduce swelling and pain. Your doctor may also prescribe physical therapy to help you regain strength and the ability to do your normal daily activities.

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