Welcome to Dr. Murali’s Pain Centre, where we specialize in delivering relief and improving the quality of life for individuals suffering from chronic pain. With a commitment to compassionate care and cutting-edge treatments, our dedicated team led by Dr. Murali is here to empower you on your journey towards a pain-free and fulfilling life.

What Is Botox Injection ?

A Botox injection is a medical procedure in which a healthcare provider injects a medication called botulinum toxin (commonly known as Botox) into specific muscles or areas of the body. Botox is a neurotoxin that temporarily paralyzes or weakens the targeted muscles, and it is primarily used for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes. The effects of Botox are temporary and typically last for several months, after which further injections may be needed to maintain the desired results. Botox injections work by blocking nerve signals to the injected muscles, which temporarily reduces muscle activity. Over the following days and weeks, the muscles gradually become less active, leading to the desired therapeutic or cosmetic effect. In cosmetic applications, this often results in the smoothing of wrinkles and fine lines.


  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Myofascial Spasm
  • Spasticity
  • Cerebral Palsy


Injections are generally avoided in patients with systemic infection or skin infection over puncture site, bleeding disorders or coagulopathy, and allergy to the drugs that are being administered.


Botulinum toxin injections are generally well tolerated, with little side effects. Idiosyncratic reactions are uncommon, usually mild, and temporary. moderate injection discomfort and local edema, erythema, temporary numbness, headache, malaise, or moderate nausea are possible. Its action lessens with increasing distance from the injection site, but it has the potential to travel to surrounding muscles and other tissues. The most feared side effect is transient weakness/paralysis of adjacent musculature produced by the toxin’s activity. It normally resolves in a few months to a few weeks, depending on the location, intensity of the injections, and the muscles made excessively weak.

Post Procedure

Post-procedural pain flare-up can occur in some patients, though this is rare with botox injections and more common with steroid injections.