Trapezius Botox

Can I get Botox in my traps?

Yes, you can absolutely get Botox in your traps! Botox, a neuromodulator, can be placed directly into this muscle and allow it to temporarily relax. Depending upon your presenting symptoms and a consultation with one of our medical providers, we can determine whether or not this treatment could be beneficial for you.

What does Botox in the trapezius muscle do?

The trapezius muscle is a flat, triangular shaped muscle that is one of the major muscles of the back and neck. When this muscle becomes enlarged or overactive, it can contribute to muscle pain, tightness, stress and headaches which can ultimately impact quality of life. Botox in the trapezius muscle will aid in relaxing this muscle to provide relief from these symptoms. It can also have a slimming aesthetic component in which the neck appears lengthened.

Can Botox help trapezius muscle pain?

Yes, in fact, one of the main reasons patients choose to undergo trapezius Botox is for relief of trapezius muscle pain. This is pain felt on the sides of your neck which can radiate to the shoulders, back, or to the back or front of your head (tension headache). With regular treatment, Botox placed directly into the trapezius muscle will improve pain or tension held in the trapezius muscle.

Does Botox in the trapezius hurt? And when will I see results?

The injections themselves are relatively quick and painless. There is minimal discomfort when administering the injections as we very fine tipped needles. Results can be seen/felt in as early as 2 weeks though can take up to a month for full benefit.

How long does trap Botox last?

The treatment should last, on average, 12-16 weeks but ultimately the longevity can vary from person to person depending on the severity of your symptoms. After repeated treatments, you may gain greater longevity as this muscle can become smaller over time.

Am I a good candidate for trapezius Botox?

At La Chelé, we believe that a complimentary consultation with one of our medical providers is the best way to assess your symptoms, discuss your goals, and determine if you are a good candidate for trapezius Botox.

If you suffer from muscle soreness or pain in your neck, point tenderness in your trapezius muscle, headaches, stress, or fibromyalgia, you may be a good candidate for Botox in your trapezius muscle. Schedule a consultation with one of our medical providers today for evaluation!

How much does trapezius Botox cost?

Each consultation is custom tailored to you and your concerns. Exact pricing will depend on the density and strength of your muscle. On average, one treatment is around $900.