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  1. Multi level degenerative cervical disc disease; headaches
    ... soothe them somewhat. I've also heard lately that Botox is being used for spasms. I dont really know much...

  2. Desparetly Seeking Advice Post PILF 6 months
    ... you. This happened to me with several treatments ( botox , & accupuncture). Depends on your insurance too as...

  3. Pity Part anyone????
    ... abdn. firing of the muscles, and if firing, they put botox in. From my bra line to my traps fired. Nothing ... acupuncture again too, plus massage. I am hoping the botox will help also, won't know if it does for a week or...
    ... pain, we did the esi and didn't help. I am hoping the botox will help the muscle stuff. Then, I will see a chiro ... hit lotto and I'll retire-yeah, okay. anyway, the botox will take about a week, I had it done monday. It is...
    ... subsides. Just something to think on gal. I hope the botox works for you. I think if I ever have to have those...

  4. L4/L5/S1 two level fusion, pain, and pregnancy?
    ... acupuncture, meds,ESI in my neck and now two rounds of botox . I can't go 6 hours w/o taking Ultram, and lately...
    ... Myofacial release, inserts into shoes and two rounds of botox . I live on my heating pad and crave back rubs 24/7...

  5. Arrrgh!
    ... me. My PM doc that is. I mentioned just getting the botox again bc it really helped my muscles before. I wanted ... rest of my life! You HAVE to keep going. if I get botox , maybe the muscles will relax and all my joints will ... to the PM doc I saw last year and have him do the botox again. I hate to leave t his guy, I've known him ... resident where I work-but I went in asking for the botox and he just simple doesn't want to do it-skirts the...
    ... done with the epi's too!! I have not heard about the botox before. Is that common??...
    ... what's going on in the lower back. Dr. Pepper, botox isn't "common" but it's used often enough for very...
    ... a relaxant and has a sedative property to it. The botox basically freezes the impulse of the nerve to the...

  6. My DR specializes in BOTOX for his back patients
    ... This is not cosmetic Botox that is given in the face to help with wrinkles. Botox ... is using Botox to treat a condition called dystonia and spascity...
    ... Yes, I've also read about doctors using BOTOX to help relieve muscle spasms in various parts of ... the body. Since botox paralyzes the small muscles in the face when you get ... down spasms of larger muscles. Dermatologist also use BOTOX for severe underarm sweating as another off-market...

  7. SCARED to death about EMG
    ... Clinic and under that states.... Electomyography/ BOTOX / Sleep Apnea /Nerve TEsting.. Now to me this is ... Surgeon.,, he is a NEEDLE FREAK! Where in the heck does BOTOX come into play with EMG's and CVN's and Spine disorders...
    ... MRI. I also want to mention that the neuro and the botox thing may have to do with people who have chronic ... migraines. I have a friend who has botox injections to help with hers. But, by all means if...

  8. upper back pain update
    ... been going on for some time. I have used TENS, Botox , myofacial release, PT, zanaflex etc...massage, acupuncture ... discomfort. SO, went in today to new doc to see about botox again, I thought it worked a little in the past. So...

  9. Newbie: back/bum/leg pain
    ... else have similar problems? And have you heard of botox injections in your buttocks to relax the muscle? Please...

  10. Stuff
    ... another level done! Oh well. Still haven't gotten botox in my muscles. I have been working the knots out when...

  11. Piriformis and sciatic pain?
    ... don't agree with her. I've read that they can inject botox , or cortisone, into the piriformis muscle, but both...

  12. true healing time?
    ... greatly-or atleast to try. I want to go ahead and try botox again in my lumbar spine to help relax those and my ... shoulder blades-it sucks but that is what I will try the botox for. The worst thing is: I KNOW what I am supposed...

  13. muscles next to fusion site
    ... sure if there WERE any other options. I was thinking Botox but am not sure ins will pay (they did for cervical...
    ... and walking for long periods. I may look into the botox again-but not sure ins will pay. We'll see. I have...

  14. a failure in my own success
    ... help. We do have a pain doc here who once gave me the botox and I could go back to him and see what he says. ...

  15. mid spinal pain
    ... it really just bothers me that I dont have leg nor botox pain, and my syptoms don't direct to anything. One...

  16. I got Botox injections and my Dr. thinks I'm having a systemic reaction!!!
    ... sounds like you are quite allergic to something in the botox injection with the symptoms you describe. Has anyone...

  17. Cervical disks causing ear noise?
    ... not epidurals) and try to find someone that will do Botox for your muscles in neck area. (I am starting botox...

  18. Post Botox injections for rigid muscles in back... severe pain?! It's short, I swear!
    ... please call your doctor and report this. I have had Botox injections and never, ever experienced anything like...
    ... t even consider that it could be an allergy to the Botox , but now that you mention it, the night that I got ... time, so I didn't necessarily narrow it down to the Botox ), but maybe not! I just emailed the dr. and told...
    ... also wondering, to those people that have had the Botox before (or if someone else has knowledge about it...

  19. anyone had success with fusion?
    ... tension under control though. I am thinking about Botox again, but lower in my spine. Last time it went all ... NSAIDS, Ultram (the only med that helps me function), BOTOX , trigger inj with lidocain, baths, heating pads, tennis...

  20. Hey Tammy hows it going??
    ... loosen up, that can be injected with cortisteroid or botox to loosen them up. If you do indeed suffer from PS...

  21. Here I go again
    ... to try and get it to relax, i.e.- cortisteroid and botox . How about that.. a face lift for the butt! hahaha...

  22. Piriformis injections
    ... Could someone who has had either a steroid or Botox injection in the piriformis muscle please describe...

  23. Nerve stimulator?
    ... course I will try about anything. They have taken Botox shots out of the picture, fearing they cause more ... problems instead of easeing the pain. The fear is IF Botox cause more problems, it will take 3 to 6 months for...

  24. seeing a chiro
    ... PT (myofacial release/strengthening), worked out, botox inj, muscle relaxers (used nightly), ULTRAM used daily...

  25. what have I NOT done?
    ... am at my wits end on how to help. I have done: Botox , TENS, massage (which helps short term), muscle relaxers...
    ... the muscle that is knotted? how do those work? The botox was a complete failure and that was a dissapointment...

  26. Thoracic back pain and benign vertebral hemangioma
    ... maybe it was Oxicotin). I have used the tens unit, botox , cortesone, and lidoderm patch. As you all know it...

  27. Toe pain stopped, maybe more serious problem occurring.
    ... 9 spinal blocks numerous leg and foot blocks Botox in my foot -- it stopped the spasms, but not the pain...

  28. VERY nervous about BONE SCAN!!!
    ... freaked me out)! He said that I'll probably need botox injections in my neck as well to release some of the...
    ... they proposing to do to help allieviate your pain? Botox injections I suppose. Although that stirs up a whole...

  29. back injection question
    ... my case, if the injections helped, they would use botox for a longer relief. didn, work for me, but every...

  30. Addiction V"S Pain?????
    ... has never really healed. Then we are going to try Botox shots for the migraines which has an 85% success rate...

  31. ohhhh my back and neck!!!!
    ... spine issues. I tried PT two times already this year, Botox , TENS, pain meds, heat whatever. I can barely be upright...

  32. Newbi post- please read. R neck/back/shoulder problems.
    ... adjustments, and accupuncture as well. Nothing has helped. Botox is now being brought up as a possibility ( it had...
    ... ESI a while back, not much help. I just recently had Botox , and it didn't help. I was pretty upset. I was so...
    ... are all family practices... I am also trying to get botox approved by my insurance, because if it doesn't work...
    ... I sure hope the botox does help you if you get it done. I had most of mine ... yet so I don't know how much I owe. The RX for the Botox was only a fifty dollar copay, but haven't gotten...

  33. Tx question
    ... Some neuro's (not neurosurgeons) in my area do inject BOTOX in hopes of relieving pain in the spinal area. (Yep ... , Botox like is used in the facial injections some get to...
    ... I asked my PM about the Botox and was turned down. He said that it was just another ... that it would not do any good. What exactly are the Botox shots being used for? rlsmas: If I am not mistaken...
    ... I asked my PM about the Botox and was turned down. He said that it was just another ... that it would not do any good. What exactly are the Botox shots being used for? It may not be Botox...that...

  34. Who Has Or Having This Done ???radio Frequency Ablation Of The Facets Surgery?
    ... pulling teeth. I'm currently waiting on a decision on botox . I have also been considered for a rhizotomy, and...

  35. Some help or advice please:
    ... and now when we see him tomorrow am he wants to do a botox injection but hubby and I do not know if we want him ... injecting botox or not. Has anybody had any experiences with botox...

  36. neck pain
    ... too much. I needed a body suit! My last option was Botox . I had it injected mostly in to the posterior of my ... I was compared to the last visit. But, was it the botox or the fact that I hadn't been in class for two weeks...

  37. eating my words
    ... no problem. we'll have to see. Oh, remember I got botox in my neck and shoulders? well, it didn'treally do...
    ... dr didn't give me any other options other than the botox and that didn't work! He said that was all he could...
    ... suggestions. I think a big problem right now is the botox relaxing my neck to the point that my muscles strain...

  38. botox injections for tight muscles
    ... therapy, and nothing was working, then they suggested a botox injection to allow my muscle to relax. I did some ... do lots of research on it before saying yes to a botox injection, maybe there have been some new developments...
    ... muscles never released. It is my understanding that the botox releases the muscle, but that doens't make sense to ... me since women get botox injections to firm up their face. Thanks for your...
    ... moonlight, I had Botox injections for Fibro and Migraines. I also have SEVERE ... had it. I had some serious complications with the Botox . It caused some serious Periphreal edema and major ... shoulder pain was worse than when I went in for the Botox injections. I would do more research on it as well...
    ... I have heard many good things about the botox injections if they are done in the right area by a...

  39. Bowtox for back ?
    ... freeze the nerves but they will grow back over time. Botox is an approved treatment for patients with cervical ... simply worn down. I have read only a little about botox , but from what I have read it is not long term relief ... it. I do not have muscle spasms so I don't think Botox would do much for me. I can see no reason not to ... try the botox , make sure your doctor explains where he/she is injecting...
    ... the pain, and the W/D. I will post more about the botox when I get it. Dale...

  40. what pain is "normal"?
    ... sternocleidomastoid muscle, pecs and traps). I am having botox for that. I just saw that dr and don't know that...
    ... just try and get through it for now and see how the botox works. Thanks again....
    ... still haven't had any on my lumbar spine. I get my botox December 16 so I may ask about getting some in my ... others. Even tight muscles can cause sciatica so botox relief is my hope....

  41. Two weeks post-op...had to go to ER yesterday
    ... aching but my neck is the real issue now. I am having botox the 16 of December so that should help. I really...

  42. Botox injections for muscle spasms
    ... have been experimenting for a long, long time. I had botox injections for muscle spasm back in 2001. Carol...
    ... my dr ordered botox for me and it is sitting in my fridge as we speak ... My husband's drug plan covered the actual vial of botox and all we pay is 50.00(they even mailed it to me...

  43. Neck/back left shoulder pain and chiropractors
    ... upper back and shoulder issues. I am going to have botox to help them relax and go from there. You may look...

  44. Need input on spinal epidurals
    ... better. Good luck. This time around we are doing botox for my neck pain, but we'll see....

  45. 2 previous surgeries, can anyone help me?
    ... relief from removing the tissue. I also have had BOTOX injections into the leg muscles where I get most of...

  46. new problems
    ... but doing okay right now. I am wondering about the botox they have, that sounds good. I'll have to check out...
    ... treatments have you all done? One girl mentioned the botox -sounds like a possibility. I think I have had the...
    ... the COG. I really liked him. WE are going for a botox injection in my left shoulder, maybe right. He has...

  47. Botox 4 Muscle Problems
    ... I actually know a family whose child recently had botox injection in leg I believe so muscle would be less...
    ... exercise science (rehab)) said that these are most likely botox . As i believe it they are ether botox or local anasthetic ... . Botox creates tone in the area (as with cosmteic surgery ... ) but as i understand it, botox also acts a relaxant for over-active/ spasming muscles...
    ... try to find out what I can about the injections of botox .. ..My PM dr brought it up when I told him how tightly ... does any of them....... I would be up to trying botox when and if I can get my dr and my insurance company...

  48. Missed you all: Intramusclar Injections??
    ... really.. It's basically an injection of anasthetic or botox into the muscles concerned. For me it will be the...

  49. The Truth About Mri's....
    ... about my treatment sometimes......he will mention botox injections one month, and the next month mention burning...

  50. Muscle wasting at SI joint
    ... plan of action for you? Did he say anything about Botox .....its been pretty good here this weekend....i'm...

  51. lower back pain, SI discomfort, muscle spasm, l4l5 buldge...who knows???
    ... Has anyone ever suggested Botox injections for your tight muscles?? This is what my ... longer.....I talked to a woman last week who is getting Botox injections..... I know Botox is for facial wrinkles...

  52. Your experiences with ESI
    ... offered another ESI, but I said no. Then offered a botox injection in my butt to help with the leg pain, and...

  53. other options
    ... but I know some have tried it. then he suggested a botox injection, and I'm not doing that (too wierd & not...

  54. botox injection in butt?
    ... Strangely enough I have heard of botox for nerve pain, but have not had it. A neuro/migrain ... problems, suggested I might consider an injection of botox when I was having bad sciatic pain. Unfortunately ... had to have surgery, so cannot tell you more about botox . Let us know how it works for you if you have the...
    ... Well, my first pm gave me botox injections in the left buttock to try and quiet the...

  55. How long does epidural pain relief last for everyone?
    ... I refused it..why bother? then they said to have a botox injection in my butt to help with the leg pain, but...

  56. Anybody working?
    ... a surgeon next month, and they wanted me to have a botox injection in my butt for leg pain. my finace hurt...

  57. Nerve Root Injection????
    ... but know that sometimes back pain is treated with botox injections, now. Best wishes....

  58. severe leg problems one year after surgery
    ... calf pain and cannot heel walk at all. I just had botox injections in my calf with no relief. I had every...

  59. Painful Spasms in Lower Back
    ... walk hunched over. Last January I began receiving Botox injections in my back for the spasms, and it truly ... the back should be injected at the same time since Botox can only be given every three months. Unlike Cortizone ... complain of any side effects. So if nothing else helps, Botox might be worth looking into....

  60. Had lumbar fussion 10 year ago, now having more low back pain
    ... Facett injection were only moderately successful. Botox has done better by stunning the muscles in spasm....

  61. This pain is unbearable!!!!
    ... procedures to try. She said first thing would be botox injections or possibly fluroscopy(steroid shot)....

  62. Pain Med Addiction!!!!
    ... that has proven good for that is Neurontin as well as botox injections (to spasming muscles ) and or a baclophen...
    ... that has proven good for that is Neurontin as well as botox injections (to spasming muscles ) and or a baclophen ... TRIED NEURONTIN WITH NO SUCCESS. I HAVE NOT TRIED BOTOX . I'VE TRIED BACLOPHEN BUT IT WAS IN PILL FORM. I...

  63. Different surgery outcomes-PLEASE!!!!!
    ... the epi's could do me no harm-have you heard about botox ? it is also temporary, but suppose to not have side...

  64. Severe muscle spasms-Botox?
    ... problem, and he said...."Shoot, I wish I had some Botox with me, I would just inject you now." (We were at ... start looking around my area for a doctor who does Botox injections for muscle spasms. (I am in the MidWest ... finally find a doctor and he injected my back with Botox yesterday. I really did not do much research on this...
    ... I gave ran into the word BOTOX and "back pain" in some articles online maybe do...

  65. Danger of Epidural:ask them which type they are giving you!!!
    ... same or similar results. corizone w/o the steriod. botox . there are probably others but this is what i know...

  66. lumbar epidural w/botxin
    ... is it botox ? If so, the only thing I can relate it to is this ... spinal cord patients, we would give them a lot of botox injections to help with muscle spasms and pain. Their ... their whole body would tense and shake. We also used botox on brain injuries and that helped with the contractions ... know however, just passing on my own knowledge of botox ....

  67. What do you think?
    ... massage! The most evasive I've tried were kenalog and botox injections! The first had no affect whatsoever, and ... the botox made me 10x worse, including that I couldn't walk ... I had a pm dr, which is the one that gave me the botox and the meds I'm on now, but he doesn't "have time...

  68. Neurosurgeon
    ... they are!! I've had Kenalog injected in my hips and Botox in the lumbar area, but none helped! It's amazing...

  69. Having a hard start....AGAIN??
    ... too!! I've tried all those non-evasive things, even botox injections!! All to no avail!! Zoey, yes my pain...

  70. Muscle atrophy,Due to si dysfunction
    ... learned a long time ago, when my pm dr wanted to give me botox injections!! We all have to protect ourselves, 'cause...

  71. Anyone have botox for mm spasms in back?
    ... the reply. Wow, I didn't know that they were giving botox injections for back muscles seven years ago. Did ... how long did it take? Were you afraid of what the botox might do to your body? MPT...

  72. thorasic back pain
    ... pain doctor that I just went to now suggested I take Botox shots into the muscles and see if that helps me. ...
    ... don't know who to go to anymore. I am afraid of the botox , but it is the only thing left to try for me, short...
    ... herniation at t-6 and t-7, and my pm doctor wanted to try Botox too. He did trigger point injections, which, according ... to him, are a test to see if the Botox will work. The trigger points did nothing for me ... , so we didn't proceed on to the Botox . Since you've already tried trigger points, I don ... 't see how Botox could help. Just my and my doc's opinions. Be careful ... procedures just to line their own pockets. Besides, even if Botox did work, it's only a temporary bandaid, which you...
    ... Thsnks for the advice. I had no idea that botox was only temporary. Actually, I should have know ... actresses- they are always going for more work and botox shots Anyway. I need some relief and that was the ... guess, now, I will certainly think twice about the botox , if it is just temporaty. My question is- is the ... botox dangerous in any way and are there side affects? ...

  73. epidural nerve block and physical therapy
    ... Then I got a dropped foot. I have been getting botox injections in several places but the back pain is...

  74. Post op pain
    ... years. I have had ESI's, local steroid injections, botox injections, etc. The most relief I ever got was when...

  75. back pain/cerebral palsy/arthritis
    ... very mild arthritis in the low back area. I get botox for my muscle spasms and for the foot drop. I wear...


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