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... I had Botox injections in my calf 3 months ago. ... (12 replies)
... 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)
... There are meds available for muscle spasms. I know that botox can work, but I think that you should discuss any treatment in depth with your doctor. Botox, wrongly used, can cause problems. That said, the last I read, the FDA has not yet approved Botox for MS related treatment. ... (5 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)
... well i had the botox injction for the accomadative spasm in my eyes ,but it did not work so they are 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. ... (12 replies)
... said he wanted to wait before giving me anything until the results of the LP had come in, which I guess makes sense. Still, I was wondering if anyone had tried Botox for spasms. Expensive, but the MS specialist seemed to have a lot of faith in it and thought it was a shame insurance wouldn't recognize it as being beneficial. ... (12 replies)
... about 15 years ago the research I did suggested botox was being tried for that. ... (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)
... It looks like you have been through most of the meds for spasms. Because of the lack of FDA approval, I would not place any great hope in getting Medicare approval. You might see if there are any ongoing trials in which you could participate. ... (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 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)
... Has anyone had experience with Botox injections for severe muscle spasms from MS? ... (3 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. ... (12 replies)
... responsive dystonia because it doesn't respond to dopamine. She still wants the muscle biopsy done at Columbia to rule out or in mitochondrial disease. The absence of the DRD gene makes it more likely this is secondary or linked with another disease like mito. ... (45 replies)
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)
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May 23, 2006
... Barb... I am scheduled for Botox on the 2nd! Now that it's scheduled, I am alittle nervous about it though. My neurologist told me that the "stiffness" in my knee is really a result of my hamstring muscle being so weak, therefore the other muscles can't counteract it properly. ... (7 replies)
Apr 7, 2006
... The muscle mass around both my knees are the same, and there are no tender areas? ... (4 replies)
... s or may be so severe as to produce painful, uncontrollable spasms of extremities, usually of the legs. Spasticity may also produce feelings of pain or tightness in and around joints, and can cause low back pain. Although spasticity can occur in any limb, it is much more common in the legs. ... (6 replies)
... The first time I experienced that, the eye doc called them Blepharospasms in 99. ... (11 replies)
... I know it takes time to get through the spasticity, but it does help. For me, I have cycles of spasticity which increases most often in the colder weather and in the heat of summer. Spring and autumn is best for me. ... (4 replies)

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