Botox has been approved as a preventive treatment for chronic migraine headaches by UK regulators, the MHRA.
Botox injections have been shown to be effective in preventing the headaches, nausea and dizziness associated with chronic migraines. Botox can help to prevent severe headaches by temporarily paralysing key muscles in the forehead, neck and shoulders, blocking the nerve connections and alleviating the pain and discomfort caused by migraines. As well as being a muscle relaxant, Botox may also be effective at blocking pain signals to the brain, which could potentially help those experiencing different kinds of pain, such as muscular strains and back problems.
Chronic migraine symptoms include:
To treat chronic migraine headaches, our highly trained team of medical practitioners inject Botox into specific areas around the head, neck and upper back every 12 to 16 weeks. Our team are experienced in administering Botox injections in sensitive areas, and our knowledge and understanding of how to alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by migraines has led to our recognition as one of the top Botox migraine treatment clinics in the UK.
Dr Timothy Beazleigh, founder and lead cosmetic practitioner at Melior Clinics of Harley Street, specialises in treating chronic migraines and severe headaches using Botox and a combination of osteopathy and acupuncture to provide the patient with as great a chance of success as possible.
Botox injections are traditionally associated with facial aesthetics as an anti-wrinkle treatment. However, Botox is also can be an effective treatment for the relief of a wide variety of medical conditions including Hyperhidrosis and is often the treatment of choice for medical practitioners, particularly for pain management and the relief of muscle spasms.