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Botox Now FDA Approved to Treat Upper Limb Spasticity

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The FDA has recently approved Botox to treat upper limb spasticity in adults. Upper limb spasticity occurs when there is sever stiffness in the elbow muscles, as well as the fingers. Botox injections are capable of providing temporary relief of upper limb spasticity. Roughly 1.8 million Americans currently suffer from this disorder, and Botox could be a huge breakthrough treatment.

While many people know Botox as a cosmetic injectable designed to eliminate wrinkles and smooth signs of aging, Botox was actually first approved by the FDA in 1989 to treat eye spasms. Later, it gained its FDA approval for cosmetic purposes: wrinkles. Botox also serves to treat a variety of other medical and cosmetic conditions you may not know.

Botox is the #1 nonsurgical cosmetic treatment in America and has been for the last several years. Because of the growing trend, more medical professionals are seeking Botox training. Only medical professionals are capable of administering Botox injections, but only after they’ve been properly trained.

National Laser Institute offers Botox injection training courses for medical professionals. CME or CE credit can be earned upon course completion. Medical professionals can earn Botox training in as little as a weekend.

This Botox training course is led by medical aesthetic experts who have been in this industry for several years. Medical professionals experience hands-on Botox training with real clients in a luxury medical spa environment. You will learn all about Botox safety, fundamental knowledge, and the latest injection techniques in order to administer safe and effective Botox treatments to your clients.

National Laser Institute is the leading medical aesthetics school in the nation and trains countless medical professionals each month. To learn more about Botox training or our other medical aesthetic courses, please call 800.982.6817.