Botulinum Toxin is an injectable therapeutic derived from the naturally occurring toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. More widely known for its use in cosmetic medicine, Botulinum Toxin has an excellent evidence base for the treatment of a variety of Neurologic conditions characterised by excessive and involuntary movement including Dystonia and Spasticity. It is delivered by injection into specific muscles dependent on the clinical indication. Botulinum Toxin is available on PBS prescription for many neurologic conditions.
Dr Jason Gu and Dr Hannah Shin are Botulinum Toxin injectors for Neurologic and Rehabilitation conditions respectively.