Adelaide Plastic Surgery

GP Information Regarding Neurological Conditions

Migraine Treatment
Migraine Treatment

Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is the excessive sweating that most commonly affects the axilla, hands, feet and forehead. This occurs when overactive sweat glands release a volume of sweat that is significantly more than the body’s normal cooling requirement.

Treatment
This condition can be treated with the injection of a neuromodulator into the area as a preventative measure. The treatment lasts for 6 to 12 months.

Advice
Refer to one of our Specialist Nurses

Migraine

Migraines are classified as frequently occurring headaches (more than 15 days per month) that tend to last from 4 to 72 hours, often involve nausea or vomiting or a sensitivity to light or sound and have at least 2 of the following characteristics:

  • One sided
  • Pulsating
  • Moderate or severe pain
  • Aggravated by routine physical activity.

Treatment
This condition can be treated with the injection of a neuromodulator into the area as a preventative measure. The treatment lasts for 6 to 12 months.

Advice
Refer to Neurologist to have underlying conditions excluded.

Refer to one of our Specialist Nurses (after Neurologist).

Bruxism

Bruxism (teeth clenching) is the habit of clenching or grinding the teeth causing overactivity of jaw muscles leading to jaw pain and or facial squareness.

Treatment
This condition can be treated with the injection of a neuromodulator into the area as a preventative measure. The treatment lasts for 3 to 12 months.

Advice
Refer to one of our Specialist Nurses.

Bell’s Palsy, Facial Twitching, Facial Asymmetry

Treatment
These conditions can be treated with the injection of a neuromodulator into the area as a preventative measure. The treatment lasts for 3 to 12 months depending on the underlying cause.

Advice
Refer to Neurologist if underlying cause is not known.

Refer to one of our Specialist Nurses.