Comprehensive Pain Management
(Formally known as Franklin Pain and Wellness and Warwick Pain)

Attleboro, MA(508) 236-8333
Franklin, MA(508) 541-0004
South Kingstown, RI (401) 234-9677
Warwick, RI(401) 352-0007

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Warwick, RI • (401) 352-0007
South Kingstown, RI • (401) 234-9677

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BOTOX for Migraines

- Friday, September 14, 2018
Botox Injections for Migraine Headaches

Why is Seeing a Headache Specialist Important?

Experts recommend seeing a specialist because he or she is experienced in injection techniques.

You may be thinking: why 31 injections? It’s because there are proven sites on the neck and head where BOTOX® is injected to make its full impact. Remember, it’s a very fine needle and injections are into shallow muscles of the head and neck, just beneath the skin.

A specialist injects BOTOX into 7 key muscle areas of the head and neck (31 injections total), once every 12 weeks.

With proper injections, you could have fewer headaches and migraines. On average, BOTOX prevents 8 to 9 headache days and migraine/probable migraine days a month as compared to 6 to 7 for placebo.

For more information on BOTOX to treat migraines, contact Comprehensive Pain Management in South Kingstown, RI.