Therapeutic Botox Injections for Chronic Migraine Management and Spasticity
Spasticity is a disorder resulting in abnormal muscle contractions and stiffness that is caused by damage to the spinal cord or brain. It is a common condition in people with brain and spinal cord trauma, stroke, multiple sclerosis, aneurysm, tumors, and hypoxia. In spasticity, overactive neurotransmitter uptake causes constant or abnormal muscle contractions. Spasticity can be managed with various medications, and muscular therapeutic Botox injections. Therapeutic Botox is an agent known to inhibit the abnormal uptake of neurotransmitters, thus giving temporary relief of spasticity symptoms for 3-10 months. CROM physicians manage the following incidences of spasticity:
- Upper Limb Spasticity
- Cervical Dystonia
- Myofacial Pain
CROM also treats chronic migraines with therapeutic Botox injections. Therapeutic Botox can relieve chronic migraine by relaxing tense muscles in the head and blocking pain signals. therapeutic Botox treatment for chronic migraines is typically administered every 12 weeks.