Movement Disorders

Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Improvement Following Botulinum Toxin Treatment for Cervical Dystonia (N = 96)

2018

PGI-I = Patient Global Impression of Improvement

In 96 patients with cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis) treated with chemodenervation (botulinum toxin) during 2018, 59% rated their condition as improved, compared with their condition before beginning treatment, using the PGI-I questionnaire.

Improvement Following Botulinum Toxin Treatment for Movement Disorder (N = 156)

2018

PGI-I = Patient Global Impression of Improvement

In 156 patients treated with chemodenervation (botulinum toxin) in 2018, 54% rated their condition as improved, compared with their condition before beginning treatment, using the PGI-I questionnaire. In addition to cervical dystonia, botulinum toxin is used to treat other forms of dystonia, tremor, hemifacial spasm, and spasticity.