Migraine treatment takes approximately 15 minutes and there is little down time following the procedure. Chronic migraines can be debilitating for many sufferers. Many people can experience 15 or more days of severe pain each month. The same substance used in anti-wrinkle injections, is also used to treat migraines and severe headaches.
Migraine treatment consists of injections into 7 muscle groups of the neck and head, two of the areas associated with headaches. Up to 155 units are used across the corrugators (near the inner eyes), procerus (between the eyebrows), frontalis (forehead), temporalis (temples), occipital (back of the head), cervical paraspinal (top of neck) and trapezius (base of the neck). It is recommended to repeat treatments every few months. However it is important to note some patients have longer lasting results.
To minimise the risk of bruising, we advise all our clients to avoid the following for several days prior to treatment:
• Green tea
• Fish oil capsules, Vitamin E, Ginko Biloba, St John’s Wart
• Anti-inflammatory / Blood Thinning medications. These include Aspirin, Ibuprofen and other NSAIDS. They are all blood thinning and can increase the risk of bruising/swelling after injections.
WHAT IS THE DOWNTIME?
There is no downtime with this procedure
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT LAST?
3-4 months in most cases.