Botulinum Toxin Effects on Gasatrocnemius Strength and Plantar Pressure in Diabetics With Peripheral Neuropathy and Forefoot Ulceration
Foot & Ankle International, 05/08/2012
Hastings MK – There were no adverse events associated with the Botox injections. This study was unable to determine the dose to consistently reduce plantarflexor strength and forefoot plantar pressure. Additional research is needed to investigate diabetes mellitus specific physiological changes and their impact of BoNT–A effectiveness in order to guide appropriate dosing.