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A 42-year-old member asked:

How long does it take botox to work for piriformis syndrome?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Cohen
35 years experience
Botox: Takes 2-5 days to kick in.
Dr. John Mancoll
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
About a week: It can take between5-7 days for Botox to work on the muscle. It does not mean that your piriformis syndrome will be gone at 1 week. Once the muscle are relaxed the physical therapy can be utilized.

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