How Botox Ends Chronic Pain
Botox is another pain relief method offered by us at the Neurology & Pain Treatment Center in Milwaukee. Derived from botulinum toxin, Botox acts as a relaxant when injected into muscles. Botox injection treatment has helped countless patients experience relief from their chronic pain conditions and produce cosmetic enhancement.
What is a Botox Injection?
Tight muscles can cause migraine headaches, torticollis and myofascial pain syndromes throughout the body. After the target muscles are identified, Botox is directed into the muscle belly. Once the muscles relax, the surrounding inflammation decreases, resulting in pain relief.
How long does it take?
Botox injections are performed on an outpatient basis using a very small needle. Depending on the extent of the problem, the procedure typically requires 20 minutes, including preparation and recovery time. An added benefit of Botox injections is the ability to avoid the operating room all together. There’s no need for general anesthetic or invasive surgery when you receive Botox injections for your specific condition.
What does Botox treat?
Other than wrinkles, Botox injections have been shown to relieve chronic pain in patients. This includes relief for migraine headaches, low back pain, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), and more. A consultation with Dr. Pollack will determine if Botox injections are the right treatment plan for your medical condition. The sooner you schedule a personal consultation, the sooner you will find an answer to your chronic pain. If Botox is not right for you, the Neurology & Pain Treatment Center offers prolotherapy, osteopathic manipulation, and spinal decompression therapy to help you find relief.
The Milwaukee Pain Clinic now specializes in Aesthetic procedures using Merz’s Xeomin which is an injectable with an active ingredient that has been used medically for many years to treat numerous medical conditions, including muscle spasms. The ingredient, a purified form of a protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, that decreases a muscle’s ability to contract.ideal for addressing fine lines and wrinkles between the brows (frown lines), fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes (crow’s feet), horizontal forehead wrinkles, and fine lines around the mouth. It is also a treatment of choice for eyebrow shaping and enhancement, brow lifting, and facial sculpting.
Bridget is an experienced aesthetic nurse injector and has worked with injectables for almost two decades. Her areas of expertise include neurotoxins like (Xeomin®), wrinkle fillers like (Radiesse® & Belatero®) and aesthetic lasers.
She understands that each patient is unique and develops and delivers her gentle approach in each patient’s treatment plan versus using a “one-size-fits-all approach.
Bridget is passionate about staying at the forefront of aesthetic innovation and science and participates regularly in continuing education to ensure that her clients experience the best technology and techniques available.
To stay on top of the latest health and patient education, she enjoys reading the most recent medical journals and research. This helps her guide and empower patients towards better health.
As an approachable practitioner, Bridget is passionate about partnering with her patients to find better, attainable, and healthier lifestyle choices!