Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 8th, 1999
The October 22, 1999, issue of the journal Neurology included two studies of botulinum toxin and its use in patients suffering cervical dystonia. Botulinum toxin has been in the news lately due to its successful application in headache relief (see story in this week's issue of Pain Weekly) and in achalasia patients (see Pain Weekly, September 20, 1999, p.3).
Cervical dystonia, which can cause pain and disability, has been treated successfully with botulinum toxin type A, however, patientsoften become resistant to it. Would...
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