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    Old 01-28-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
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    Botox Therapy in Adults

    Hello my name is Jenny. I recently switched to a new orthopedic physician and he seems to believe that I would be a good candidate for the Botox treatment. I have tried to research it, but it seems as if all the research is on children. Has any of it been on adults? In addition, does anyone know a location that does the injections on adults? I can only locate childrens hopsitals. Any help or advice on the subject would be appreciated...


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    Old 01-29-2007, 07:32 AM   #2
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    Re: Botox Therapy in Adults

    I'm sure you can do it, I don't see why not. The reason it works in kids with CP will still apply in adults with CP; you may be finding kid stuff because that's usually where most of the research and focus is concerned.

    When I did it, I had to go to a hospital where my ortho practiced. I'm sure your doctor would tell you a location.

    Old 01-29-2007, 10:02 AM   #3
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    Re: Botox Therapy in Adults

    I know a lot of adults that get botox at children's hospitals. When I was going through the process (I was never actually approved for the injections) it was all at a children's hopsital.

    Old 03-24-2007, 08:15 AM   #4
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    Re: Botox Therapy in Adults

    Hi i'm new on here I'm 23 and i only started having botox last year and i find it really works. i even started walking a few steps without any crutches!! I was also thinking about switching orth consultant. Cos am not getting anywhere with mine. how did u go about it?

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