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Botox Injections In Legs For Spasms
Posted 15 September 2012 - 11:52 PM
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:25 PM
I hear you. For me, i need three things to manage the spasms: 1) baclofen pump to relax muscles, 2) Botox to relax bladder, and 3) good diet to relax the bowel.
The baclofen pump works well on muscles but not so well on bladder spasms (at least not at the lower doses that work for muscles). Bladder spasms affect not only the bladder but also the rest of my body from T-8 down so I use Botox to relax my bladder (no side effect of constipation like ditropan). The third thing is to eat well to avoid constipation. Just like bladder spasms, bowel spasms affect my entire body from T-8 down. Eating foods that travel quickly through my body and do not bloat are the key.for me. I avoid gluten because it slows down my system and I avoid milk products because they create bloating. I use beano to relieve bloating when eating beans or other gassy foods.
I did not mention stretching. But I think everyone knows that.
After 28 years, I have found the solutions.that work for me. I hope you find your solutions. Just remember that the causes of leg spasms may be more than just one thing and so they may require more than just one solution.
Edited by Adil, 18 January 2013 - 09:36 PM.