Botox, originally known for its cosmetic applications, has emerged as an effective medical treatment for various neurological conditions, including chronic migraine, cervical dystonia, and spasticity.
Botox injections have provided relief for individuals suffering from chronic migraines, defined as headaches occurring on 15 or more days a month. Administered approximately every three months, Botox can reduce the frequency and severity of migraine attacks. It works by relaxing muscle tension and blocking pain signals.
Cervical dystonia, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary neck muscle contractions, often leads to abnormal head postures and severe discomfort. Botox injections directly into affected muscles can help relieve symptoms by weakening these muscles and restoring better head and neck alignment.
Spasticity, a common symptom in conditions like cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke, involves involuntary muscle stiffness and spasms. Botox injections target specific muscles, reducing spasticity and improving mobility and function. These effects typically last for several months, allowing for improved physical therapy and rehabilitation.
At the Center for Neurology and Spine, we offer the latest advancements in the treatment of neurological disorders, including BOTOX. If you or a loved one struggles with symptoms of migraine, cervical dystonia, or spasticity, make an appointment with one of our neurologists today.
and Memory Problems
Understanding Epilepsy, Seizures,
and EEG Testing
Understanding Movement Disorders:
Parkinson's Disease, Tremor, and Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
Understanding Nerve and
Muscle Disorders: Neuropathy
Botox for Migraine,
Cervical Dystonia, and Spasticity
Understanding Electromyography (EMG)
and Nerve Testing