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Daily News: Stroke Patients Seeing Benefits of Botox

Some stroke patients are finding regular injections of Botox are helping them get control of affected muscles, according to a report in the New York Times. Although the treatment has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, some patients are seeing results and often find it easier to perform duties such as getting dressed, bathing, and holding objects. At New York City’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, director of clinical neurophysiology David M. Simpson, MD, said only about 5% of stroke patients who could benefit from the treatment get it.

By | 2009-04-19T00:00:00-04:00 April 19th, 2009|Categories: National|0 Comments

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