Over the last 20 years, BOTOX® has been used with increasing frequency for a number of various medical conditions. In particular, it allows many Ottawa residents suffering from chronic migraine to experience relief from this often-debilitating condition.
Only those patients diagnosed with Chronic Migraine are eligible for BOTOX® prophylaxis treatments. Chronic migraine is defined as having a headache on 15 or more days per month. Other than There are other available treatments for chronic migraine prior to considering BOTOX®, so it is important for patients to have an informed discussion with a doctor that is experienced in diagnosis and management of migraine headaches.
Chronic Migraine is a neurological (nerve-based) disease, for which BOTOX® is so effective in noticeably reducing symptoms in chronic migraine sufferers. BOTOX® is effective for migraine prevention, and may also reduce migraine frequency, severity, nausea, and associated use of pain medications. Not surprisingly, BOTOX® has been shown to increases quality of life in chronic migraine sufferers.
The cost of the BOTOX® used for treatment of migraines is covered by most private insurance plans. It is wise to contact your insurance provider prior to receiving your BOTOX® treatment to ensure coverage.
Before beginning your migraine treatment in Ottawa with BOTOX®, you should be sure that the physician injecting has appropriate training in diagnosis and management of chronic migraine and in the delivery of BOTOX® according to the proven PREEMPT protocol.1
To learn more about using BOTOX® for migraines, schedule a consultation by physician referral to Concept Medical in Ottawa. For more information, please contact us.