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Table 3 Interventions proposed by treating physicians (N = 109)

From: Healthcare needs, expectations, utilization, and experienced treatment effects in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia: a web-based survey in the Netherlands

Proposed interventions by physician % of participants
Non-pharmacological interventions
 Physiotherapy 81
 Orthopedic footwear 55
 Splints 28
 Postural exercises 15
 Massage 15
 Psychological support 12
 No intervention 10
 Ankle–foot surgery 9
 Hip surgery 4
 Stress reduction 2
 Education 2
 Occupational therapy 2
 Knee surgery 2
 Social work 1
 Osteopathy 1
 Fatigue management 1
 Lower spine surgery 1
Pharmacological interventions
 Oral spasmolytic drugs 41
 Intramuscular botulinum toxin injections 26
 Intrathecal baclofen 5