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Botox Therapy

 

Botulinum toxin, BOTOX©, is a medicine that can be used to decrease tone or unwanted spasms in a specific muscle or muscles. It does this by stopping the impulse between the nerve endings and the muscle which would otherwise produce muscle contraction. Botulinum toxin is the same toxin that can cause botulism, a form of food poisoning. It is however, given in extremely small amounts and is placed directly into the muscle effecting only the area it has contacted with. The medication itself is painless and not known to leave any painful sensation after it is given.

The above nformation referenced from: BOTOX© Information Sheet Frank S. Pidcock, M.D.

 

 

 

 

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