Botox® & It’s Many Uses
DID YOU KNOW…
BOTOX® IS USED FOR MUCH MORE THAN WRINKLES!
Dr. Monica Carrion-Jones, a dual-board-certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) as well as Electrodiagnostic Medicine, is very unique to our area in her many non-surgical treatment options including Botox® Injection Therapy.
PMR is a medical specialty concerned with diagnosis, evaluation, and management of persons of all ages with physical impairment and disability. Dr. Jones’ specializes in multiple treatment options including Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG’s, therapeutic injections, and Botox® injection therapy.
Botox® relaxes muscle by blocking the release of a chemical called acetylcholine and can be used for multiple treatments including:
Chronic Migraines, Stroke Victims, Spasticity, Cervical Dystonia / Torticollis & Much More!
Spasticity is a condition in which there is an abnormal increase in muscle tone or stiffness of muscle, which might interfere with movement or be associated with discomfort or pain.
Cervical Dystonia / Torticollis is a condition in which the head becomes persistently turned to one side, often associated with painful muscle spasms.
Your dose, the number of injections, the site of injections, and how often you receive the medication will be determined by your condition and your response to therapy. Most people start to see an effect within a few days to 2 weeks, and the effect usually lasts 3 to 6 months.