Your doctor will inject Botox into trigger points located around your head and neck. The exact location of the trigger points, and number of injections, will depend on your condition.
What is Botox for pain?
When administered for pain management purposes Botox blocks specific neurotransmitters that cause muscles to contract, subsequently soothing muscle pain.
What Are The Benefits of Botox?
Botox injections reduce muscle-related discomfort by blocking neurotransmitters and relaxing contracted muscles
Botox injections are efficient outpatient procedures with minimal downtime.
What to Expect
Over the following 2-3 weeks you should feel relief from your relaxed muscles. Following your injection you may experience temporary, mild side effects, including: discomfort and/or swelling around the injection site(s), headache, fatigue, muscle weakness. These side effects typically subside within a few days.