Case report: Physiotherapy cuts the dose of botulinum toxin

Ramdharry, Gita (2006) Case report: Physiotherapy cuts the dose of botulinum toxin. Physiotherapy Research International, 11(2), pp. 117-122. ISSN (print) 1358-2267

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Background and Purpose. Cervical dystonia is a complex chronic neurological disorder which is more commonly managed with pharmacological interventions. Method. This Case Report outlines the rehabilitation of a patient who was able to reduce the effective dose of botulinum toxin when physiotherapy management was added to a long term pharmacological regime. Conclusions. A good outcome is demonstrated from a combined physiotherapy and botulinum toxin intervention.

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Research Area: Allied health professions and studies
Other hospital based clinical subjects
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences (until 2013)
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Depositing User: Gita Ramdharry
Date Deposited: 11 May 2010 14:20
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2012 21:49

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