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FDA Approves BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) for the Treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity in Adults

FDA Approves New Treatment for Lower Limb Spasticity

Spasticity is a neurologic condition causing muscle spasms and pain commonly associated with stroke, cerebral palsy, or stroke. Botox was initially approved for upper limb (arm) spasticity in 2010. Injections are performed every three months in the effected muscles to reduce muscle spasms, tightness and pain. This can improve function or walking and can reduce pain.

Bruxism article by Dr. Martin TaylorDr. Martin Taylor provides this treatment option to his patients. As an expert in Botulinum Toxin Treatment, he also trains other physicians in Ohio and around the country on the proper use and techniques in Botox Treatment.

News link: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-fda-approves-botox-onabotulinumtoxina-for-the-treatment-of-lower-limb-spasticity-in-adults-300208358.html