Botulinum Toxin A (Botox) is currently Health Canada approved for the treatment of localized muscle spasticity (e.g. from stroke or childhood cerebral palsy), cervical dystonia, blepharospasm. It is also approved for hyperhidrosis (excess sweating) and cosmetics (wrinkles). Emerging research supports its use for chronic pain including migraine headaches, myofascial pain, neuropathic pain and even arthritis. Dr. Ko will discuss his approach and experiences with Botox for pain. As well, how Botox has helped Jennie with her knee arthririts significantly. (Dr.Ko’s fibromyalgia patient)
In this CTS TV clip, you will learn from Dr Gordon Ko MD (Physical Medicine Specialist) and Dr. Leigh Arseneau ND (Naturopathic Physician) about integrative ways to treat chronic pain including fibromyalgia ( a condition characterized by widespread pain and fatigue, sleep problems). Their patient Shelley will also share her experiences with this condition. As well, Dr. Ko and Dr. Arseneau will answer questions from viewers on their various chronic pain challenges.
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Eat, Pray and Move | Health Seminar - April 23, 2023
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