Monday, November 26, 2007

Botox Shots Help Young Boy To Walk Again

Looks like Botox isn't just for smoothing out cosmetic problems... It's also helping people walk.

From - Article Excerpt - A boy crippled by a debilitating illness can walk again, thanks to Botox. The toxin, usually only used for cosmetic purposes, has transformed nine-year-old William Scott's life.

Two years ago, he was diagnosed with Perthes disease, which caused the joint in his hip to soften and break down, leaving him in constant pain and confined to a wheelchair. William, of Great Lumley, Co Durham, got Botox injections to relax his muscles and allow them to recover after surgery at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

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