Botox injections (in a specific target area) are used not only to reduce wrinkles and fine lines, but what people doesn't know is that is also used for Chronic Pain Control, including back and nerve pain.
This technique uses CT (Computed Tomography) scan to help the Physician target the proper muscles to do the injections, controlling the pain and relaxing the muscles.
Pain Management with Botox Injections allows pain specialists to efficiently treat many forms of chronic pain. The treatment includes few injections, and most of the patients are eligible, but is EXTREMELY important that the Physician analyzes first the nerve pain, back pain of the patient to determine is he/she qualifies for the injections.
The Doctor will discuss with the patient the goals treatment, risk factors treatment, provide information of different forms of pain management and answer any questions that the patient may have. These steps are all important before you decide on botox therapy as a means of chronic pain control.