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Botulinum Toxin

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How to differentiate between True equines and Apparent equines

How to differentiate between true equines and Apparent equines What is equines deformity? Equinus deformity is a common deformity in children with cerebral palsy. It is characterised by excessive planter flexion of  calcaneus relative to tibia. It is caused by spasticity or contracture in gastrocnemues or soleus or both resulting in dynamic or static equines […]

Role of botulinum toxin in cerebral palsy

Botulinum toxin is a medication and a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Botulinum toxin type A, is a therapeutic muscle-relaxing agent that reduces the rigidity of muscles or unwanted spasms in a specific muscle. Over the past ten years, the use of botox has shifted from wrinkle reduction to successfully treating muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy, making botox and cerebral palsy a hugely successful match.