Torticollis, or wry neck, is a spasm of the neck muscles. Neurologists and other MDs may use Botox to relax the muscles but although there may be risks, I am not aware of there being a cause and effect between Botulinum toxin administration and a stroke. Please check with your neurologist.
Can Botox Treatment for Torticollis in the Neck Cause a Stroke?
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Botox for stiff neck
Botox and strokes
I have never seen or heard of stroke associated with Botox injection. If this is a concern I would suggest you discuss with your surgeon or a neurologist.
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