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Chronic pain syndromes in disseminated osteochondrosis and novel treatment

Natalia Chigrina; Irina Dolgova; Olga Minaeva;

Observation of 31 patients with chronic vertebrogenic pain syndrome was performed. The neuroimaging changes, leading clinical and neurological syndromes and their location were identified. An objective assessment of pain was confirmed by the visual analog scale and the test for functional and economic status in chronic backache. All patients were devided into 2 groups. 9 patients of the main group were treated by injections of botullinum toxin type A (Xeomin) in pyriform and straight back muscles. 22 patients of the control group has got standard treatment by analgesics and muscle relaxants in combination with physiotherapy. The best effect of Xeomin in comparison with traditional methods was identified.


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Keywords: сhronic vertebrogenic pain, treatment, Xeomin

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Pyatigorsk State Research Institute of Balneotherapeutics
Pyatigorsk State Pharmaceutical Academy