A kind of bacterium, Botox is said to be the short of botulinum toxin type. Other then treating various facial problems and gifting the patients with a blemish free glowing skin texture, it has been found perfect in treating the uncontrolled muscle contractions that are caused by b number of medical conditions.
Today, researchers have found that when a Botox injection is utilized for chronic neck pain, it is highly beneficial.
Who is a Candidate for Botox Injection?
Patients who are suffering from spasticity; a condition in which the muscles are continuously contracted thus creating tightness and stiffness in muscles and causing difficulty in normal movement. Feeling acute pain in neck, arm or leg then chose Botox injection that will get you rid of this spasticity problem.
Botox Working for Muscular Pain
There are the chemical transmitters in our body that activate the muscles. Basically, these chemicals carry with them a message of muscle contraction that is delivered to the brain. What Botox injection does is, it acts as a nerve impulse blocker and blocks the messages that tell the brain to contract the muscles.
How the Therapy is performed?
The treatment is performed as an outpatient procedure. To the patient’s skin, small electrodes are attached with tape. This is done exactly on the area where the muscles are affected. The specialist then asks the patient to move the muscle group. In case the patient is unable to do so, your doctor will perform a range of movements, which helps the patient in getting the most of the Botox injection.
Along the muscle group, the doctor injects into the several locations that help the maximize the benefits of the injection
After The Treatment
After Botox injection is performed the patients are recommended to resume their normal chores carefully and after a little break. The injection, being very effective gifts the patients with relief to a greater extent.
Before a patient’s maintenance dose is set, the Botox injection effects are enhanced. Also with the use of certain antibiotics the benefits of the injection are further enhanced.
If you or any of your loved one is suffering from muscular pain or any other body pain, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212). He is an expert anesthesiologist and certified Pain Management Specialist who has been practicing pain relief techniques for the past several years with effective results.