Injections of Botulinum Toxin have been proven in clinical trials to improve headache in patients with chronic migraine. The treatment is PBS-reimbursed (meaning the government will cover the high cost of the botulinum toxin and part of the procedure cost through medicare) – Only if the injections are performed by a trained Neurologist and:
Contact our staff to see if this treatment is suitable for you.
The injections are into 31 sites in the scalp, neck and shoulders. A patient’s suitability for botulinum toxin injections is assessed at an initial appointment of approximately 40 minutes, and they will be booked for a later appointment to receive the injections if they are felt to be a good candidate. Medicare covers the cost of the botulinum toxin but there is a gap for the assessment and injection process.