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  1. What is spondylosis?
    ... to make sure the needle is in the right place. Botox is being used for muscle spasms if you can find a...

  2. steriod shot # 3
    ... cause I had the same reaction when my pm dr gave me botox injections!! Other drs told me that I had that electrical...

  3. Botox injection info?
    ... etc. in my lumbar as well as my neck!! I have had botox injections in the lumbar area and it was the worst...
    ... pretty good too. Don't know if I'm going to try botox or not. I've already had about 24 needles stuck in...

  4. How do you all feel about....
    ... anything about either, and after my bad reaction with the botox injections he'd told me that I wouldn't be able to...
    ... can't remember what exactly happen when you had the botox injections. Can you refresh my memory?...
    ... Hi Ribbit, thanks for replying!! The botox injections were the worst experience in my life!!...
    ... cervical spine. If you had alot of problems with the botox injections you may want to ask your doctor if he feels ... experience sounds just like your experience with the botox . Also I got no relief whatsoever. But like I said ... doctor and remind him what he said to you after your botox shots and see what he says. I know us chronic pain...
    ... said about me not being a good candidate after the botox fiasco, and he said that's 'cause you were acting ... procedures!! Nice eh? I think he forgot about the botox injections with me and used that as a cop-out! Take...

  5. plesase, you tell me ?????
    ... time last yr, but they only made me worse! Mine were botox injections, and they were administered by the dr and...

  6. Waiting
    ... know how I feel about any of this 'cause he gave me botox injections before which made everything worse!! At...

  7. New Here..L5/S1 nerve damage
    ... nerve problems!! I had a pain management dr give me botox injections once, and he hit a nerve!!! Oh my god!...

  8. Question??
    ... only place I go now is to my pain man. dr!! He tried botox injections once, but it made me worse so now he only...
    ... to bring it up LOL!! My pain management dr gave me botox injections before, and was saying if this didn't help ... a rhizotomy. I had a really bad reaction from the botox , though I think it was 'cause he hit a nerve that...

  9. DIAGNOSIS: Ligament Rupture--Help
    ... say.... Damn doctors. Excuse my language. Maybe Botox ? I've tried everything else, you name it... Jonathan...

  10. cost of operation
    ... discogram, epidurals and now the very expensive Botox injections. It is unfortunate that not all insurances...
    ... [Did the Botox work for you? How much does it cost? I have terrible...

  11. Terrible back spasms after compression fractures
    ... Hi; Have you or others considered Botox injections to alleviate spasms in the lower back? ... minutes at a time. How's that for a run-on sentence? Botox is used more for upper back or neck spasms, but the ... looking forward to my second set on the 13th. Of course Botox is not going to work for everyone, but it did help...

  12. webpt/thoracic park participants
    ... to strengthen those muscle along with now getting Botox injections. Don't know if this is your problem, but...

  13. Newbie with back problem
    ... One treatment that _may_ be helpful, he said, was Botox . Of course, he knew nothing more about the particulars...
    ... that Standingman. No, he has not been advised to try Botox , so we will try that option if possible. It is so...

  14. WHAT ARE CORTIZONE INJECTIONS?
    ... Kenolog shots in my hips a few yrs back and later botox injections. Neither one helped me but that's not to...
    ... Kenolog shots in my hips a few yrs back and later botox injections. Neither one helped me but that's not to...

  15. I'm reposting this so hopefully I can get more input! Please help!!
    ... I feel it's time for an increase. He also gave me botox injections at Christmas time but they made me worse...

  16. Pain Management Problems
    ... fused ones) is starting to bulge. He wants to start Botox shots to diminish the pain. If that does not work...

  17. Help Identifying Injection
    ... prior but, I do know of an injection I had called botox . It is a concauxtion (sp) of something with a numbing ... out what it is and research it before hand. If it is botox , I have to strongly urge you to read up on it 'cause...

  18. odd pain in spine...
    ... good, but my spine still aches). i have received botox into the knots which really did work, if the doctor ... TRAPEZIUS, STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID. I highly recommend botox . it last for 4 months. i feel trapped because i don ... can't turn my head my side to side unless i am on botox . doctors are hesitant to give narcotics because i...
    ... good, but my spine still aches). i have received botox into the knots which really did work, if the doctor ... TRAPEZIUS, STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID. I highly recommend botox . it last for 4 months. i feel trapped because i don ... can't turn my head my side to side unless i am on botox . doctors are hesitant to give narcotics because i...

  19. Back Surgery is NOT a good idea
    ... I was asked about the IDET too once but after the botox injections there was no way anyone would be coming...

  20. HI ALL!!!
    ... had just had the sciatic experience because of the botox injections I had. Well my pain dr (botox dr) has since ... that since I won't be having any costly procedures ( botox ,rhizotomies etc) that he don't want anything to do...

  21. NEW PAIN..
    ... is an extension of the sciatic nerve. I am having botox injections this Friday to relieve the burning/stinging...

  22. Botox
    ... members (Out2lunch) had a terrible time after having the botox injections, I'm sure she will be along soon to update ... smile :) :) :) You can also do a search here on botox , and that will bring up all the older topics discussing...
    ... a long time to finally decide to go ahead with the botox , but for me it was a BAD choice! I only had the injections ... I'm at 4-5 levels instead of 10+! I had to try the botox though 'cause I couldn't stop wondering if this would ... time, do the research and ask questions! After all botox isn't a permanent cure anyway! If it does work, it...
    ... I too had the BOTOX injection in the cervical area, and I didn't have...
    ... isillyme, I did try searching for info on posts about Botox , I saw references to Out2lunch having some bad experience ... first time I had heard any possible negatives about Botox for a therapy, not cosmetic purposes. I will be ... do so, as lawyers are seeing if I have the right to Botox and/or surgery. All I know now is that I want all...

  23. Baxter....Topamax??
    ... Hi Baxter, thankyou! I posted under the botox thread too! I hope we all get the relief we deserve...

  24. Chronic Unexplained Back Pain - Help?
    ... can try: oral meds, injections, IDET, nucleoplasty, botox ....

  25. BAXTER
    ... reason I'm posting tonight is 'cause I went to see my botox dr today and he made me mad! I don't know if you remember ... the nerve to ask me if I'm interested in trying the botox again! Of course I told him no! Then he says he THINKS ... candidate! He says if I had this reaction from the botox , then I won't be able to handle the rhizotomies. WHAT ... REACTION? I thought the botox didn't cause anything!! So then I asked him if I ... but he's always said there's no med to help only botox ! Now he wants to take care of it with meds!! Does...
    ... I had the same type of pain that you had from the BOTOX injection. BOTOX acts like a freeze to your muscles ... away for 5 weeks. I did question my doctor on the BOTOX and he decided that the BOTOX wasn't for me, and we ... under sedation that are really working for me. The BOTOX injection did act like it was a nerve compression ... what kind of research your doctor is doing about the BOTOX injections, but he needs to be doing more research ... you are not a canadate on other kinds of treatment. BOTOX isn't the answer. I've been there, I know exactly ... what you are going thru, after having the BOTOX injections. They don't work especially when our muscles...
    ... basically just hanging in there! I'm not having any more botox and am now taking oxycontin. It's not exactly helping...
    ... turn! Besides if I had that type of reaction to the botox , how am I going to handle a discogram? It sounds so...

  26. MZROSE
    ... to see how you are and what you've decided with the botox ? If you can, please let me know how it's going ok...

  27. isillyme
    ... elaborate a little more about your experience with the botox ? You're the first person to post that they've had...
    ... my experience with the botox injection was very bad, after the injection I had ... turned out my insurance co wouldn't cover anymore botox injections either to experimental. I was having severe ... problem opening a door. I didn't have relief from the botox injection until 4 to 6 weeks later, and that was with...

  28. NS office call
    ... condition 24/7!! GIVE ME A BREAK!! I recently had botox injections that caused siatica and I don't have an ... book an earlier one with my pain dr that gave me the botox . So I called the office and got a really rude secretary ... their only in it for the money they'd make off of botox then helping me with the pain. Once I stopped the ... botox they stopped caring! Oh well enough venting! I just...

  29. BOTOX?
    ... Hi Mzrose! I've had the botox injections for back pain. It's been 3wks since I had ... thought it was my discs that were doing it. He said if botox works we'll know it's the muscles and the nerves causing ... then it's the discs. Well I'm here to tell you that botox was very painful! He wanted to inject my head, neck ... me relief after almost 5yrs of pain! The only thing botox did for me was give me more pain then I had prior...
    ... said. I hope tomorrow when you wake up, the damn botox treatment, will finally show some results. I don...
    ... answer your questions, there's been no change since the botox (which I should've reached maximum benefit by now ... I tried to get a second opinion before getting the botox but I was told he was the best! I'm not suppose to...
    ... are and what decisions you've made reguarding the botox ? Please let us know how you are!! Take care! ---...
    ... I had the botox injection in my neck last year, it made my neck and...
    ... I have had botox treatment 3 times for headaches and muscle pains. ... the best thing i have ever tried. All doctors can do Botox but all of them do not seem to know how to do them ... been to any classes or seminars to know how to do Botox . Also ask how many treatments he has done and for...
    ... do with herniated discs then anything! I wish the botox had worked for me too! But, I'm glad to finally hear...

  30. Hi All!
    ... sharp pain on the top of your foot? When I got the botox injections, I had a radiating pain shoot down my left ... are worse for me? Is this a warning sign that the botox has done damage? I don't see my pain doc til Feb.18th ... off 'cause I know he's either going to suggest more botox at higher doses (seeing as the fist didn't help) or...
    ... Although this pain didn't even start til after the botox and the charlie horse. I tend to believe this is caused ... by the botox injection and that hopefully it will go away when ... all the botox is out of my system. It didn't do anything to help...

  31. BAXTER & EVERYONE
    ... Sorry it took me so long to post after the botox . This hasn't been an easy go for me and I'm having...
    ... Out2lunch, :) I feel so bad for you, I was hoping the botox injections would not be more painful than any other...
    ... out2lunch what are the botox injections for? And 10 of them???Holy crap!!! You...
    ... sorry for all the pain you have to go thru! Is the Botox kicking in yet? I feel like this is my last hope ... keep us informed, let us know if you would recommend botox ! I wish you all happy holidays, a great new year...
    ... since I've been on! I don't know if I'd recommend botox or not 'cause for me it hasn't changed a damn thing ... This pain/aneasthesiologist dr feels that if the botox works then we should do rhizotomies and if it don ... it in the lumbar for now! I had reservations about botox and want my whole body to pay for my mistakes! This...
    ... thought I'd recap on what's going on with me and the botox ! ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!! The botox hasn't changed a thing...
    ... Hi out2lunch :) Sorry to hear the botox isn't helping. Does that mean you'll have an IDET...
    ... posts! I haven't discussed anything further than the botox with my drs. I was hoping I wouldn't have to! I have...
    ... healthboards.com/ubb/t_up.gif[/img] Hopefully the botox , will eventually kick in and give you some relief...
    ... concerned! I'm hanging in and haven't given up on the botox yet, but I'm definitely losing the faith!! Take care...
    ... has started out to be!! Anyway, still no change with botox ! It's going on 3wks where I'm suppose to feel the...

  32. Botox injetction to recuce muscle spasm??
    ... Hi Veronik, Out2lunch had the botox injections done at 11:30 A.M. today (Tuesday), I haven ... can't recall ever hearing back on the results of the botox injections. I hope they work, because that would...
    ... post! I don't want to deterr you from getting the botox injections so it might be better to ask me how it...

  33. BAXTER
    ... on this board! I've decided to go ahead and try the botox injections. The doctor wanted to inject my head, neck...
    ... and what you decided. Please let me know how the botox goes, I have yet to speak to anyone that actually...
    ... Out2lunch, :) I hope you are feeling well from the botox injections you had yesterday. :) I also hope they ... from you this time, I am praying so hard that the botox works for you :) Veronik posted a message yesterday ... inquiring about the botox treatment, I so hope, you can share good news with...

  34. facet pain anyone??
    ... and lumbar facet joint dysfunction. He's giving me botox injections on the 17th and says if it works, he wants...

  35. going for 2nd ESI tomorrow
    ... of injections you had? My pain doc wants to give me botox injections and I'm trying to find someone that has...

  36. had the 1st epidural
    ... already told me this but, was one of your injections botox ?? ------------------ your friend, out2lunch...
    ... Hi Out2lunch, I never have had to discuss the botox injections during all of my 14 different blocks, but...

Bone Disorders board

  1. 2nd fitting of Splint
    ... articles where he does the trigger point injections and botox , I do not think I want those as I remember you saying...

  2. What does a tomogram show?
    ... dull my brain as well, Several drs have suggested botox injections in the neck and face since that paralyzes...
    ... imbalances in the brain. They commonly treat it with the botox injections to paralyze the muscle in hopes of breaking...
    ... real source is my neck. I would be leary of trying botox with the tongue too, scarey. Which cranial nerve innervates...
    ... I am wondering if botox would help then - 2 drs reccomended it - one a neuro...
    ... to get lowered more. I know what you mean about botox , but its expensive and it doesn't last very long,...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome board

  1. Anyone have Focal Dystonia ..like Me!
    ... on both hands at the same speed.Anyway we tried 2 botox injections in my side upper forearm just below the...
    ... MY FINGERS WOULD TRY TO DIG THROUGH MY HAND, I HAD BOTOX IN THE TOP OF MY HAND, ABOUT 4 INCHES UP FROM MY WRIST...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. botox injection for foot pain
    ... s neuroma surgery and if I thought an injection of botox would help I would do it. I just wonder how long it...
    ... someone else has the same problem. On google under botox +feet it has a name "stilettotoral" a condition women ... I am hoping someone knows of any one who has had botox injections. I don't know the cost but I am almost...
    ... i never heard botox for the feet. i know people who use it for migraine...
    ... debbieg, I have heard about botox for migraine headaches as well as some back problems...
    ... truely amazing. i will keep that in mind. remember botox may only last up to 4 months....

  2. Morton's Neuroma
    ... gives 2 in a lifetime. I also read that you can get Botox Injections in your Foot Pad to bulk it up....
    ... the tightness and soreness. I have never hear of the botox injections for your foot pad. Sounds like a good idea...

  3. MBA implants/Achilles Tendon Lengthening in Child...LONG!
    ... Our son can't walk...it was awful. She wanted to do Botox injections and serial casting. We said we'd decide ... the front page on MSN is about children dying from Botox injections..i'm like...UMMM...no way! I just didn...

  4. Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy ?
    ... dvertisement from a podiatrist that mentioned injections of Botox . I searched on the Internet and found side effects ... of of Botox injections could be pain. Just what I need! Diane...

  5. Fat pad atrophy in foot.
    ... would use to plump up the face might work...wonder if Botox would work?? Wouldn't hurt to look into it. I know...
    ... heard of injections in the feet other than cortisone. botox will take out the wrinkles!...
    ... Actually you can get Botox put into your spine for pain....but I wouldn't do...

  6. injections for heel pain?
    ... four epidural steroid inj between my neck and back, botox injections and had my toenail borders removed) but...

  7. Ankle woes
    ... the gastroc-soleus group that failed to respond to botox (have a painful "botox button" in my medial calf three...

  8. Cosmetic foot surgery in the news
    ... remember something about the first story. It mentioned botox injections and I think collagen injections in the...

  9. Achilles lengthening - Yea or nay
    ... recession that is supposed to have the same effect as botox , but more permanent. I am quite nervous about it if ... this is the case, since botox did not work for me. Was this recession done as...

Knee & Hip Problems board

  1. lateral release surgery
    ... because the ortho has to talk to the dr who does my Botox injections in my legs. ozfan79...
    ... wants to do it soon. If he was able to talk to the Botox dr, I should find out my surgery date sometime this...

  2. Anyone try PROLOTHERAPY?
    ... back/neck/shoulder/arm pain? Or if you have tried botox I would love to hear about that as well !! Thanks...

Osteoporosis board

  1. something for small-framed women to consider
    ... elasticity as much as we do about BMD, think of how the botox industry would flourish. The article also suggests...

  2. High Calcium- A Nagging Question
    ... better and manage the pain. I keep wondering about the botox , because this is one thing the pain management doc ... you. Do you think that if you called the maker of botox that you could find out if there is a program for ... freebies and maintain them at their offices? The botox if it works as it does with the cosmetic should last ... would know if you need to find a steady source for the botox . I too heard the discouragement in your last posting ... hang in there and see if you can at least try the botox . It would seem that there would be some provision...
    ... out. I don't think there's much I can do on the botox situation, since my insurance wants 567.00 for 1 bottle...

  3. ASBMR's Treatment-Vit D Related Disorder's
    ... DesertBloom-I have read that botox is also used for pain relief. Have you heard about...
    ... have any thoughts about either the tai chi or the botox injections for pain? I don't know if you saw my posts...
    ... prefer to do it anyway. I haven't looked into the botox suggestion yet, but I will. I'm the type that is ... Part D (rx insurance). I know they won't pay for botox for cosmetic things, so that's why I figure they won...
    ... to see how it goes. I asked my PM Dr about the botox today, and sure enough, he said it really helps for...

Arachnoiditis board

  1. palatal & pharyngeal & laryngeal myoclonus...
    ... my ears, and that didnt help either. Ive received botox treatments, and they are supposed to paralyze my palate...
    ... even then, they don't work very well. I was offered botox but refused. I read one research paper where someone...
    ... would make me feel horrible. Ive received the botox injections but my case is very severe. The injections ... recommend any of the medications i will go back to my Botox doctor. [QUOTE=vital33;3741451]Thanks for replying ... even then, they don't work very well. I was offered botox but refused. I read one research paper where someone...

  2. New to Board and in loads of pain!
    ... thinking about having, but please say no if it's with Botox !!! I had those injections, and lived through hell ... and warn you!! So, if your dr's planning on using Botox , come back and ask me any questions you have, or do...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. problems getting a diagnosis
    ... younger (whitening teeth, losing weight, face lifts, botox etc) and less on the very serious and threatrening...

Brain & Head Injury board

  1. Trigger Point Injection for relief of cervical pain after Head injury
    ... either steroids, numbing agents (like lidocaine) or botox - ask the doc which kind of injection he / she is ... and othery myofascial pain syndromes. My aunt gets botox for her headaches and she couldn't live w/o it....

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Does this sound like Chiari Malformation?
    ... head on a closet FOUR years ago and I have to have Botox shots done every wks to stop the severe cramping and...

  2. Meiges Syndrome
    ... Meige's syndrome and then blepharospasms I had the botox injections and they didn't work....my eyes got worse...
    ... also diagnosed with blepharospasms and refused the botox . My part after insurance was $400 every 3 months...

  3. Spasmodic torticollis or cervical dystonia anyone?
    ... problem with the basil ganglia part of the brain. I get botox shots every 3 months in the muscles in my neck. The...
    ... edications (valium, anti-seizure meds etc), then he had the botox shots for about 7 months. His head would pull to ... life. Recently he did have to start back on the botox shots for one little muscle that is spasming, but...
    ... This is a horrible condition to have. Thanks to the botox shots, they have saved my sanity. What in the world ... out in public, I was doing the same thing until the botox shots. They don't last long enough, not quite 3 months...

  4. a lot of people here have head pressure. does anyone have a solution?
    ... In my situation, yes! I finally got relief with botox treatments. Then my neuro suggested pilates. I started ... have been able to start the excercise without the botox , though....
    ... accident, and I'm a guy, so I am not going to get botox treatments for anything. What could the problem...
    ... The botox was in my neck and head to relieve the muscle spasms...

  5. Kamden, it just can't seem to get complicated enough!!!!
    ... are basically my symptoms. Also he wants to inject Botox into some of my more nasty knots in my neck for possible...
    ... what your doctor is recommending. I have heard of Botox injections, but don't remember what they were for...

  6. Palatal Myoclonus/ Depakote
    ... over 10 years now. Several years ago I would get botox injections to control the spasms. I found they didn...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. St. Louis SDR PT's differ in opinion from local PT's
    ... maybe 6 visits with the physical therapist. He had botox and serial casting April 5, 2008 and even when the...

  2. questions for older CPers
    ... these things so his muscles get stretched. He gets botox every three months in his hamstrings(no serial casting...

  3. husband has cp, looking for info...
    ... a cp specialist in our area (cincinnati)? would botox be worth looking into? and if so, who do we go to...
    ... position by the tight muscles for so long. As far as Botox , that blocks the muscle receptors for a time so that...

  4. Do you think might 11yr old daughter has mild cp??
    ... with mild CP? Our PT said that they should either Botox this time with the casting. 2. How painful are these ... botox shots? Our PT also mentioned puncturing her calves...
    ... It sounds quite similar to CP to me. As for the Botox shots, we are given a topical cream and then we wrap...
    ... level 3-4 quad cp and has not long ago had her first botox treatment, luckily here in Australia they tend to ... either do the botox under a general, or a sedative. My girl was done with ... hand to grab things. Unfortunately the effects of botox is limited, and they eventually build a resistance ... should give your girl good results, as should the botox . I wish you luck with your upcoming appointment. I...
    ... 3763040]It sounds quite similar to CP to me. As for the Botox shots, we are given a topical cream and then we wrap ... your child have? Mine has CP digplegia, and gets botox about 4 times a year. He doesn't get the serial casting...

  5. Yonkersmom
    ... needing hamstring lengthening but she has just recieved botox to her hamstrings and thumbs and long finger flexors ... . The botox has had a wonderful result on her hands, but not as...

  6. hello all, am new and would appreciate some input
    ... saw her first in October of 2007 and she suggested botox in my left hand. I was referred to Moss Rehab in ... the physiatrist so no need to go further with the botox treatment. I have made another appointment with her...

  7. Walking ability immediately after botox and casting - any experiences?
    ... with time? Does he get intensive physio after his botox ? My girl has just had her first lot of botox, I'm...
    ... My son gets Botox to get down from his tip toes as well and is casted...
    ... my son gets botox in his left leg and left arm, it works well, lasting...
    ... We are about to do botox and casting again in 2 weeks Surprisingly my son...
    ... diplegia (both legs) cerebral palsy and has been doing botox with casting since he was five. He'll be 9 at the ... cast him right after the shots so there is no way the botox works that fast. I always thought it was from them ... position that would stretch him and bother him until the botox kicked in. His PT has told me that older teen patients ... of hers have told her that the botox burns at the shot site. The time is different for ... during the casting... At the hospital my son has the botox at they have Child Life. a rep from there shows up...
    ... our botox gets done under G.A because supposedly it hurts so...

  8. Adductor Release
    ... have Phenol obturate nerve block on Friday with her botox , but it's now been put off until the operation. ...

  9. Just curious: would this kind of surgery, help?
    ... what prompted this post was the the post regarding botox . If there are more consequences to this procedure...

  10. Hi I'm new, just wanting some info on Botox for CP
    ... My son had botox therapy several times when he was younger and it was ... for several weeks after the treatment before the botox wears off. The botox makes it possible for the therapy...
    ... My girl is going into the Monash in 2 weeks for Botox and Phenol obturator nerve block, she's also being...
    ... CP son who is 9 years old. He's had the series of botox injections and they've been very helpful for him....
    ... Zagreus, thank you for the information on your son's botox treatment. I worry how much pain there is going to...

  11. New Member--Question for Adults with CP about Botox
    ... months ago and received a diagnosis and found out that Botox could be used to help lessen the spactisity in my ... sense! I have not found much information about Botox therapy in adults. Could any of you point me to any ... any discussion of treatment using a combination of Botox and Baclofen. Is this done? Thanks so much! ... and he gets Baclofen (10 mg. a day). He also gets botox injections every 3 months. It is helping him, but ... spasticity. We will try to go 4 months now without the botox , and the neurologist will this time put some botox ... in his adductors. I'm really nots sure about botox in adults. Since you have never had it done, it may...

  12. Oral Baclofen for four year old
    ... diplegia in both legs, the left is worse than the right. Botox does not work for more than 4-6 weeks for him before...
    ... last 2 years. alongwith this we have given her twice botox coupled with PT she has shown tremendous improvement...
    ... diplegia in both legs, the left is worse than the right. Botox does not work for more than 4-6 weeks for him before ... much what your son has, spastic diplegia. He gets botox every 3 months. He has never been in casts. We do...


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