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Little muscle spasms in the whole body (generalized) can be improved with botox?

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Dr. Eric Farbman
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Botox is not great for spasms.
It is good for sustained movement such as dystonia, where there is twisting of muscles or spasticity, where there is increased tone. If you have the movements everywhere, the other problem is that you would have to receive injections of Botox everywhere, and this would not be effective. Botox works well when the symptoms are isolated (i.e. One arm).

In brief: Probably not

Botox is not great for spasms.
It is good for sustained movement such as dystonia, where there is twisting of muscles or spasticity, where there is increased tone. If you have the movements everywhere, the other problem is that you would have to receive injections of Botox everywhere, and this would not be effective. Botox works well when the symptoms are isolated (i.e. One arm).
Dr. Eric Farbman
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
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In brief: Not Really Helpful

For You. Botox is helpful for specific muscles that are issues not for general whole body spasms.
In fact with your history of muscular dystrophy I would avoid botox because it will make you weaker wherever used.

In brief: Not Really Helpful

For You. Botox is helpful for specific muscles that are issues not for general whole body spasms.
In fact with your history of muscular dystrophy I would avoid botox because it will make you weaker wherever used.
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management

In brief: Unlikely

Generalized will not work.
Local & well identified troublesome muscle spasm/trigger points, may respond to botox, but for generalized spasms, no. If there are some local areas that are very symptomatic & other conventional therapies have failed, Botox may be a reasonable option.

In brief: Unlikely

Generalized will not work.
Local & well identified troublesome muscle spasm/trigger points, may respond to botox, but for generalized spasms, no. If there are some local areas that are very symptomatic & other conventional therapies have failed, Botox may be a reasonable option.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
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