Although Botox® has a reputation as a cosmetic treatment, it can also be used for pain management. At Advanced Interventional Pain Clinic, we specialize in Botox® injections and other advanced treatments, offering these services to patients in Orlando, Longwood and Ocoee, FL.
What are Botox® Injections?
Botox® injections are a pain management technique that uses the muscle-relaxing effects of Botox® to relieve pain caused by tense or tight muscles. Botox® contains an ingredient known as botulinum toxin, which forces muscles to relax by blocking nerve signals that communicate with the brain and trigger muscle contractions. Upon injection, patients can enjoy relaxed muscles that contribute to a significant reduction in muscular pain. Advanced Interventional Pain Clinic offers Botox® injections to help patients find relief from this pain.
What are Botox® Injections Used to Treat?
The Botox® injection treatment can be used to treat nearly any pain that is caused by tense or tight muscles. Most often, however, Botox® is used as a treatment for migraines and headaches. By relaxing tense muscles in the head, Botox® can reduce the frequency and severity of headaches to provide patients with significant and long-lasting relief.
What Can I Expect from a Botox® Injection?
During the Botox® injection treatment, a small needle is inserted into the muscles where pain is originating. We will ensure that you are adequately numbed for this process. Once the needle is in place, Botox® will be injected to produce the desired results. It can take a few days for the Botox® formula to take effect, but most patients notice improvements within a week. Because Botox® results last about four to six months, regular treatments may be necessary for some patients. During your initial visit with one of our doctors, we will determine the best approach for your Botox® injection treatment and tell you what you can expect from your treatment.
Botox® requires practically no downtime and can produce pain relief that lasts for months. To find out if you are a candidate for Botox® injections, contact us today. Advanced Interventional Pain Clinic offers this and other pain management services to patients living in Orlando, Ocoee, Longwood and the surrounding Florida areas.