The use of Botox is increasing constantly. It was a collective assumption that Botox is being used for beauty purposes, however this assumption not completely true. The numbers of medical issues which are being treated by Botox is increasing constantly. There are various forms of pain which are being cured by Botox. Amazingly, Botox is being used to treat depressions, headaches like migraines, and issues like constant twitching of eye. There are more than 1.5 million Americans who have taken Botox treatment and not all of them have used these treatments for beauty purposes only. The Botox treatment has become more adoptable by athletes not only because it treats the disease but also became it provides immediate results and athletes can get back to their daily routine within a day or two. Botox treatment has helped many athletes in achieving success and one of such successful athlete the winner cyclist of Rio Olympics is France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot.
France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot was the cyclist who was presenting France in mountain biking and road biking. Hip and the legs are the most precious body parts of bikers. France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot started feeling hip pain before the start of the tournament. The reason for the pain was a pinched sciatic nerve in her hip. It was not that the pain was incurable; however, the cyclist needed a fastest and prolonged treatment so that she can take part in the tournament and can continue her daily practice. The treatment was suggested to her by the doctor of the French team. France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot mentioned in an interview that where other treatments and injections prohibit training for 3 days or 10 days, after Botox, she was able to get back to the training the next day with no pain in the hip. The athlete also mentioned that a person starts feeling the reduction in pain immediately after getting the botulinum toxin injected in their damaged parts. Only three injections of botulinum toxin were able to help the cyclist in getting relieved from the pain and take part in Rio Olympics. That’s all the treatment she needed to be back on the field performing for achievement.
Prior to the treatment, the cyclist tried many remedies and treatments to get rid of the pain. She went for therapies like osteopathy and physiotherapy but with no use. She even tried to relieve the pain by changing her sitting position on the bike. The only treatment which actually helped her was Botox.
The ratio of athletes who took Botox to treat pain is increasing. Till 2016, there were at least more than 6% aesthetes who opted for the Botox treatment. This shows that the treatment is proving beneficial.
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