Botox Therapy For Neurological Conditions
Botox is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to treat abnormal spasm of the eyelids (blepharospasm) in people 12 years and older.
Blepharospasm is characterized by involuntary spasms of the muscles around the eye, resulting in uncontrolled blinking, narrowing, and even closing of the eyelid. It is a condition that can be difficult to understand and a challenge to live with.
Botox is a prescription medicine that is injected into the muscles and used to treat the abnormal head position and neck pain that happens with cervical dystonia in people 16 years and older.
Cervical dystonia is a condition that causes the muscles in your neck to tighten or spasm without your control. With cervical dystonia, your head may turn in an unusual way, or it may be forced into an abnormal, uncomfortable position. This condition can be painful and challenging.
Botox is a prescription medicine that is injected to prevent headaches in adults with Chronic Migraine who have 15 or more days each month with headache lasting 4 or more hours each day in people 18 years or older.
It is not know whether Botox neurotoxin is safe or effective to prevent headaches in patients with migraine who have 14 or fewer headache days each month (episodic migraine).
Botox prevents up to 9 headache days a month (versus up to 7 in placebo) and is injected every 3 months by your doctor- there is no daily treatment.
Upper Limb Spasticity
Botox in injected to treat increased muscle stiffness in elbow, wrist, and finger muscles in people 18 years and older in upper limb spasticity.