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Is Botox injection effective in treating knee muscles?

I have a disability call hereditary spastic paraplegia and I get botox shots in the muscles in my legs. is it ok to get in the back of the knee muscle because my leg does not straighten out good. do you thing that would help. I also the botox in the enter thigh muscles.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015
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Botox will definitely help to reduce the spasticity. But you need to start weight bearing on that leg and also do active exercises of the limb so that you can gain control over spasticity.
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Is Botox injection effective in treating knee muscles?

Hi Botox will definitely help to reduce the spasticity. But you need to start weight bearing on that leg and also do active exercises of the limb so that you can gain control over spasticity.