Botox Injection For Chronic Back Pain

You might think that Botox injections are injection treatments for cosmetic procedures, however that is not always the case. Botox is an injection substance also used for chronic pain. Botox is actually a neurotoxin, which means it can temporarily poison nerves in the area of the injection. These Botox injections are placed in the muscles of the upper and lower back to help improve pain from chronic muscle spasm. The botulinum toxin paralyzes the nerves, which then allows the muscles to relax. These injection treatments are not placed near the spinal cord, and they are safe enough to be performed in the office without fluoroscopy.

Conditions Treated

Botox injections are used to treat pain related to muscle spasms.

Procedure

What to Expect Before the Botox Injection Treatment Procedure

Once you have decided to have the Botox injection, the following events take place:

  • If taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications daily, stop these medications at least three days before the injection.

What to Expect During the Botox Injection Procedure

  • The Botox injection is usually performed in the physician’s clinic.
  • The skin in the area of the injection is cleaned.
  • The skin may be numbed with a local anesthetic.
  • A small needle is inserted into the muscle causing the spasm-related pain.
  • Botox is injected into the muscle.
  • The procedure usually takes about 30 minutes.

What to Expect After the Procedure

  • You will be able to leave the clinic after the injection.
  • Soreness in the area of the injection may be experienced for 24 to 48 hours after the injection.
  • Typically, patients are prescribed to participate in an active physical rehabilitation program after the injection.

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We are a Pain Management Center in Manhattan, NY. We provided a one-on-one experience, using state of the art equipment, and proven techniques that reduce pain quickly and enable a return to normal function. With our services, we aim to ensure complete well-being of patients with a holistic approach.

At our clinic, we properly determine the cause of discomfort, plan strategies and suggest therapies, accordingly. Our main aim is to ensure the complete well-being and health of patients; therefore we use several holistic treatments that stimulate the ability of the body to repair the damaged area.

Our holistic treatments are extensively utilized in the form of an alternate to pain medications and surgeries in various musculoskeletal conditions, as it focuses on permanently treating the root cause of the pain. Our holistic treatments include: Prolotherapy, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Sarapin Therapy, Zeel Therapy, and Stem Cell Therapy.

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