Botulinum Neurotoxin for Pain Management: Insights from Animal Models

@inproceedings{Pavone2010BotulinumNF,
  title={Botulinum Neurotoxin for Pain Management: Insights from Animal Models},
  author={Flaminia Pavone and Siro Luvisetto},
  booktitle={Toxins},
  year={2010}
}
The action of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) at the neuromuscular junction has been extensively investigated and knowledge gained in this field laid the foundation for the use of BoNTs in human pathologies characterized by excessive muscle contractions. Although much more is known about the action of BoNTs on the peripheral system, growing evidence has demonstrated several effects also at the central level. Pain conditions, with special regard to neuropathic and intractable pain, are some of the… CONTINUE READING
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