Clinical Team Approach
If you have been diagnosed with a complex neurological disorder and would like a second opinion, Linda Pao MD can provide assistance. Often times patients are seeking a second opinion. Linda Pao, MD is open to discussing your concerns while offering a fresh perspective particularly with patients living with chronic illness and complex medical issues.
Neurological Care Services
Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The sterile, purified toxin can be injected into several different muscles or under the skin to paralyze muscles or nerves. The effect can last 3-12 months. There are 4 different types of botulinum toxins that the FDA approved for use in the United States.
Botox (onabotulinium A) is FDA approved for 9 different diseases. It was first improved in 1989 for the use of strabismus, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. It is most commonly used by neurologists for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, chronic migraine, and upper and lower limb spasticity. The most common side effects are pain, and swelling at the site of the injection.
Patient Centered Medical Care
Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder. On average, the age at onset is 60, however younger people can also receive the diagnosis. Parkinson’s Disease can be difficult to diagnose so it is important to see a Physician who specializes in the disorder. The most common symptoms include tremor, muscle stiffness, balance problems, and poor posture.
At Linda Pao, M.D. PA, we are committed to a patient-centered practice.
We provide state-of-the-art, evidenced-based medical care.
Inquire today about how Linda Pao, MD can help you maximize quality of life
when dealing with chronic illness.