How Botox Can Be Used as a Therapeutic Procedure

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Everybody knows that Botox is a great wrinkle relaxer. But did you know that doctors use Botox as a therapeutic treatment for a host of other conditions? The team at Family Medical Clinic knows how to use Botox to make you feel and look better.

For any use, Botox must be administered under a doctor’s supervision. You can count on expert care backed by years of experience at Family Medical Clinic.

What is Botox?

Botox injections use a neurotoxin called onabotulinumtoxinA — the same toxin in botulism, a form of food poisoning — to temporarily paralyze a muscle. The injections, administered through a fine needle, block some of the nerve signals that make muscles contract.

Most commonly, doctors use Botox to relax facial muscles, reducing wrinkles around your eyes, forehead, and mouth. However, Botox injections also can treat many other conditions that affect your health and quality of life.

More Botox therapies

Botox’s muscle-relaxing properties can treat several painful and uncomfortable body conditions and ailments. Some of them include:

Botox tackles cosmetic issues and so much more. This useful therapeutic tool can improve not only how you look, but also your health and quality of life. Call to make an appointment today at Family Medical Clinic and learn if Botox therapy is right for you.

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