You may associate Botox injections with cosmetic treatments to decrease wrinkles on your forehead or between your eyebrows. At PMIR Medical Center, we know that Botox can also be effectively utilized to reduce or relieve chronic pain, so we use Botox injections for pain patients who are experiencing fibromyalgia, headaches, myofascial pain.
About Botox for Pain Management
Botox, also known as Botulinum Toxin Type A, is derived from the bacterium, Clostridium Botulinum. When injected in small quantities by our PMIR pain specialist physicians, Botox blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine released from muscles, forcing them to relax and alleviate spasms and chronic muscle-related pain.
Benefits of Botox Injections for Pain
Nearly 1 million people worldwide have experienced pain relief from Botox. Long-term therapy with Botox has been found to be safe and very effective. Botox treatment is distinctive because of its ability to treat a specific target area. Botox injections for pain can be done quickly and have fast-acting, long-lasting results.
Botox for Chronic Pain Conditions
Botox is prescribed as an off-label treatment for several chronic pain conditions, including:
Why Choose PMIR Medical Center?
At PMIR Medical Center, our team of medically trained pain management specialists understands your pain and the most effective way to treat it. We use standards of excellence, state-of-the-art equipment, and innovative procedures to develop customized integrative treatment plans to help you achieve long-term, sustainable pain relief. To learn more about how we can help you return to a pain-free, productive lifestyle, schedule an appointment with a PMIR physician today.