1. Surgery: Surgery is the most common treatment for cervical spina bifida aperta. The goal of surgery is to close the spinal defect and prevent further damage to the spinal cord and nerves.
2. Medication: Medications may be prescribed to help manage symptoms such as pain, bladder and bowel control, and muscle spasms.
3. Physical Therapy: Physical therapy can help improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion.
4. Assistive Devices: Assistive devices such as braces, wheelchairs, and walkers can help improve mobility.
5. Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy can help improve daily living skills and independence.
6. Counseling: Counseling can help individuals and families cope with the physical and emotional effects of the condition.