Botox For Medical And Cosmetic Treatments

Apex Medical Professionals

Internists & Aesthetic Specialists located in Fair Lawn, NJ

Botox® is a brand name for a neurotoxin derived from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. It is used for both medical and cosmetic purposes. At Apex Medical Professionals in Fair Lawn, NJ, we offer Botox® injections for medical purposes. Botox® injections are an effective solution for addressing medical conditions, including migraines, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), and muscle spasms. These treatments can provide much-needed relief and restore comfort to patients facing these conditions. Discover how Botox for medical purposes can help you feel your best.

Botox Q & A


What if I want Cosmetic Botox®?

Botox® is also used for cosmetic purposes to temporarily reduce the appearance of wrinkles by relaxing facial muscles. Cosmetic Botox® injections are offered at Cloud La Med Spa, conveniently located upstairs from our medical office. To schedule an appointment or consultation, visit or call 201-773-4558 and speak to our med spa team. 


What medical treatments can Botox® be used for?

Botox® is a versatile treatment for various medical conditions, including: 

  1. Migraines: Botox® injections have been FDA-approved to prevent chronic migraines in adults. The injections are administered in specific areas of the head and neck to reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches.  
  2. Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis): Botox® injections can effectively treat hyperhidrosis by blocking the signals stimulating sweat glands. This helps reduce excessive sweating in areas such as the underarms, palms, and soles of the feet.  
  3. Muscle Spasms: Botox® is used to treat muscle spasms and stiffness in various conditions, including cervical dystonia (a neurological disorder causing neck muscle contractions), spasticity (muscle stiffness) associated with conditions like cerebral palsy or stroke, and even eye muscle disorders like strabismus (crossed eyes) or blepharospasm (eyelid spasms).  
  4. TMJ Disorders: Botox® injections may relieve temporomandibular joint (TMJ)  disorders by relaxing the jaw muscles and reducing pain associated with jaw clenching or teeth grinding.  
  5. Facial Nerve Disorders: Botox® can manage facial nerve disorders like hemifacial spasms or facial nerve paralysis by reducing muscle contractions and restoring symmetry to facial movements.  

These are just a few examples of the medical conditions for which Botox® can be used. Contact Apex Medical Professionals to determine if Botox® is a suitable treatment for your medical condition.  


Can Botox® help reduce pain?  

Yes. Many healthcare providers recommend Botox® for pain management. Botox® blocks nerve signals that control muscle activity, resulting in relaxation and pain relief. 

Botox® injections can be successful in treating:  

  • Back pain  
  • Neck pain  
  • Jaw pain  
  • Nerve pain  
  • Sciatica pain  
  • Neuropathy (peripheral neuropathy)  
  • Pelvic pain  
  • Chronic myofascial pain (CMP)  
  • Osteoarthritis  
  • Joint pain  
  • TMJ pain  


Is Botox® safe?  

Botox® is safe when administered by a trained and qualified healthcare professional. However, like any medical procedure, it carries some risks and potential side effects, typically mild and temporary. It's important to discuss any concerns with Dr. Elkhalili before treatment. 

*Individual results may vary.