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Yes. It should be safe to have Ultratherapy with your cervical dystonia.
Of course, to be 100% sure, you should consult with your physician who is actively treating you.
It will not stop the botox from working.......promise ;)
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Thank you. Can you tell me the medical reason why it would not interfere with the botox?
My simple (non-medical) way of looking at it is that the ultrasound would not go deep enough as it is a skin treatment and non invasive. Whereas the botox goes deep into the muscle so would be quite a distant away from the ultrasound?
Is that correct?
Because the botox attaches to, and destroys, the receptors for ACH on your muscles. The only way the muscles start to work again is to grow new receptors.
The ultrasound can not change this chemical/biological interaction.
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It has nothing to do with how deep the ultrasound goes ;)
Thank you. One last thing what is ACH?
The abbreviation for the neurotransmitter that your body uses to make your muscles move:
Here is a very good article you might find interesting.
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