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Beyond the muscular effects – onabotulinumtoxinA injections for pain control in chronic knee osteoarthritis: a case report

Authors Ko GD, Lam KI, Looi J, Koprowicz KT, Tsai M, Hein TR

Received 14 December 2017

Accepted for publication 22 May 2018

Published 21 September 2018 Volume 2018:11 Pages 1967—1970


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Katherine Hanlon

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Gordon D Ko,1,2 Kim Isabelle Lam,1 Jonathan Looi,1 Kinga T Koprowicz,1 Mark Tsai,1 Thomas R Hein1

1Canadian Centre for Integrative Medicine, Markham, ON, Canada; 2Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Abstract: We present a long-standing case of an 88-year-old woman with multiple comorbidities receiving intra-articular Botox® (onabotulinumtoxinA) injections for bilateral chronic knee osteoarthritis. She reported improved pain control and function supported by validated outcome measures.

Keywords: osteoarthritis, pain management, injection, Botox, knee

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