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... I get botox shots in my neck for muscle spasms. I have a condition called cervical dystonia also known as spasmodic torticollis. My neck muscles are in a constant spasm, they become very hard. ... (12 replies)
... I haven't been diagnosed as having MS but the MS specialist says its "possible MS". The neuro said that Botox injections might help my muscle spasms either way. Has anyone who is experiencing muscle spasms ever tried Botox and did it help? ... (12 replies)
... Maybe if there are precendents elsewhere of insurance companies paying for Botox treatments, other insurance companies will follow suit. ... (12 replies)

... My stepfather has Parkinsons and is having botox injections for muscle spasms. It was very difficult to get the insuarnce company to approve it however they eventually they came through. ... (5 replies)
... I had Botox injections in my calf 3 months ago. ... (12 replies)
... You might not get back to read this at this late date, but I just thought I'd throw in another experience. Muscle spasms have always been my biggest problem with my MS. Unfortunately, some muscles can spasm continually, meaning they get rock hard and pretty much never let go. ... (12 replies)
... year old calf looked alot younger, but I didn't notice that!! They injected the gastrocnemius muscle and the anterior tibial and that definitely reduced the spasms from those muscles. I have a foot drop and it seemed to be more pronounced before the Botox. ... (12 replies)
... neuro. He asked why my regular neuro hadn't suggested it! But he did confirm that insurance wouldn't pay for it. I've been on Soma and Baclofen for 3 years and not gotten much relief. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! Yes, I have MS and have tried Zanaflex, Baclofen, and even Clonazepam. All they seem to do is make me more tired than I am already. It was my neurologist who suggested the possibility of Botox. ... (5 replies)
... re going to try a stronger dose in jan ,but they still dont know why it is happening,and dont know if next one will work as i am an unusual case. so very worried and fed up as work are giving me a hard time. ... (12 replies)
... I have been fighting spasmodic torticollis for alot of years,I have gotten so many injections but even the botox has not stopped it !!! So please feel free to post to me . This has been soooooo devastating not only the pain but all the meds and injections !!!!! ... (12 replies)
... i have been offered botox treatment for my blurred vision, but was not sure about it as no one knows what is causing the mucsle spasmsin my eyes. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for the input! My neuro doc seems to think it can help and that Medicare might kick in as well! Let's hope so! Good luck to your stepfather too! ... (5 replies)
... my neuro suggested that when i was at my last appointment in december,,, i said no thnx,, only thing i could think of is women who have that crap shot into their lips and them being really huge and ugly looking like someone punched em in the mouth,,, so he just gave me more baclofen (12 replies)
... Hi.. I'm new here.. I get botox for severe muscle spasms due to Cervical and Oromandibular dystonia. after 5 yrs of them I've found they are a MIXED blessing.. ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone had experience with Botox injections for severe muscle spasms from MS? ... (3 replies)
... got the following info directly of the national muliple sclerosis society's web page... perhaps you should take it along for educating purposes for your neuro... spasms are produces from spasticity. ... (6 replies)
... Hi,I have had the botox injections. They thought I may also have a disease called Meige's Syndrome and botox is the only thing in Canada that is approved for treatment of this condition. But now since my MRI and the lesions on the results of the mri they think it is MS. ... (3 replies)
Barbelle...
Apr 5, 2006
... in November, 2005. It didn't hurt at all because the needles were so thin. I noticed almost immediately that my spasms in that ankle and foot were better. They told me beforehand that it would probably last around 3 months.... ... (4 replies)
... called them Blepharospasms in 99. It started in the left upper eyelids but gradually happened also on the other side, then the cheek, lip, it affects different muscle groups at different times and today it happens throughout the body. Some cause spasm and extreme pain and others just "twitch", like nerves misfiring. ... (11 replies)




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