Botox Benefits for Stroke Patients

Botox_Benefits_derma_blog_Mar09.jpg Commonly after a stroke people lose mobility in some limbs and see an increased about of discomfort and pain. Recently, the non-cosmetic uses of Botox injections have begun to be researched, today the New York Times reported on the newest trend in medicine ? Botox for non-cosmetic procedures. Botox injections for alleviating pain post-stroke is not on the market as an FDA approved procedure, however many physicians do deploy such techniques. According to the New York Times, "Botulinum cannot restore the use of muscles when stroke has destroyed the brain region that controls them. But patients look and feel better and often find it easier to dress, hold objects and bathe themselves. " Much of this research is preliminary and still quite new, however many researchers and dermatologists are keen to learn more about the benefits of Botox for stroke patients and likewise other positive attributes of Botox pricks besides of course getting rid of those unwanted wrinkles.
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