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By Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic
August 10, 2021
Category: Pain Management
Tags: Botox  

You've likely heard of using Botox injections for cosmetic purposes, but these shots have medical benefits as well, including treatment of intensive pain. By blocking the pain response, Botox can offer relief from chronic discomfort of migraines, arthritis, and nerve, neck, or back ailments.

At Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL, Botox injections are one option for treating your pain. A safe alternative to painkillers, Botox is a nonaddictive and long-lasting source of relief.

How do Botox injections work?

A diluted version of the botulinum toxin is injected into the affected muscle, stopping it from triggering a pain response from the brain and relaxing the area. Multiple injections may be required but the overall procedure lasts just minutes. The effects can be felt within days and may last up to several months. Additional treatments may be needed to maintain results.

What types of pain can be treated with Botox?

  • Migraines
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Nerve pain
  • Tension headaches

What are the side effects of Botox treatments?

You may experience swelling, bruising, or mild pain at the injection site. These effects should be mild and dissipate quickly. Icing the area or taking an over-the-counter pain reliever should help with any discomfort. A small number of individuals have an allergy to the components of Botox and should not use it.

What are the benefits?

Botox treatments offer an alternative to medications, which can cause symptoms like dizziness, nausea, fatigue, or dry mouth. Botox offers long-lasting results and quick treatment at our Winter Park, FL, office. You will be able to enjoy exercising, reading, socializing or any of your favorite activities without nagging pain or discomfort or waiting for a pill to kick in.

Explore Botox or any of the many pain treatment options at Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic. Call our office at (407) 673-9533 to schedule an appointment.

By Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic
February 09, 2021
Category: Pain Management
Tags: Botox Injections   Botox  

Botox injections are commonly used for cosmetic purposes to achieve a more youthful appearance, but they have many additional purposes. For instance, Botox can be injected into the hands and feet to control excess sweating. It can also be used to treat headaches and other types of pain. Dr. Enrique Umpierre-Schuck, the experienced doctor at Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL, utilizes Botox injections to provide relief from headache pain, muscle spasms, and other types of pain.
 

Botox Injections for Pain
 

Botox injections are an effective way to deliver relief from pain caused by chronic headaches and muscle spasms. Upon injecting it into the affected area, the Botox works to block nerve signals to muscles. The targeted muscles become weakened or relaxed, which helps reduce chronic pain. Botox injections can provide pain relief for three to six months before additional treatment is needed.
 

Examples of the types of pain that can be treated with Botox injections include:
 

  • Chronic migraines
  • Tension headaches
  • Chronic neck and back pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Muscle spasms
  • Nerve pain
  • Arthritis

Botox Treatment
 

The procedure for administering Botox injections at our office in Winter Park, FL, is noninvasive and most patients experience little to no discomfort. Topical anesthesia is used to numb the treatment area. Then, an extremely thin needle is used to gently administer the Botox serum. Multiple injections might be needed based on the size of the area being treated. No recovery time is required so patients can return home right away after treatment and can expect to begin experiencing relief from headaches or muscle pain within a few days.
 

Botox injections serve many purposes and are a highly effective method for reducing the pain associated with chronic headaches and muscle-related conditions. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Umpierre-Shuck to learn more about Botox injections for pain by calling Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL, at (407) 673-9533.