Coronavirus (COVID-19)
In light of the recent Coronavirus cases, our office hours have recently changed. We are open 10am-5pm, Mon-Friday and 10am-2pm on Saturdays.

If you have symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have traveled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, stay home and call Health Link. If you are not seriously ill DO NOT go to a physician's office, a health care facility or a lab without consulting with Health Link first. Call 911 if you are seriously ill and need immediate medical attention and inform them that you may have COVID-19.
802-810, 19369 Sheriff King Street SW,
Calgary AB T2X 0T9 | Directions
Medical Clinic
New Patients *Toll Free:

Existing Patients:
Aesthetic Clinic
New Patients *Toll Free:

Existing Patients:
*Toll-free - Airtime charges would be applicable depending on your service provider

Botox for Migraines at Silverado Medical & Aesthetic Clinic, Calgary AB

Botox treatment for migraine available in Calgary AB
Over four million adults suffer chronic migraines, experiencing at least 15 affected days per month. Much more than a headache, a migraine is a collection of neurological symptoms that can be incapacitating. This condition is ranked as the sixth most disabling illness globally. Silverado Medical & Aesthetic Clinic in Calgary AB offers botulinum toxin treatment for migraine.

About Botulinum toxin (Botox)

Botulinum toxin is a biologic – a prescription medication made from the living botulinum toxin A. This purified protein inhibits release of neurotransmitters. Intramuscular injections of the neuromodulator suppress the body’s central pain processing response that triggers migraine headache. In 2011, Health Canada approved this preventive treatment for chronic migraine.

Who is a good candidate?

If you are at least 18 years old and experience 15 or more migraine days per month, with headache lasting four hours or longer, you may benefit from botulinum toxin. In clinical trials, patients reported significant headache reduction a few days after the initial treatment. The second treatment prevented eight to nine episodes per month. Results typically occur within about four weeks.

Important points about botulinum toxin treatment

  • Thirty-one injections are made into seven precise points on the head and neck.
  • Needles are very fine – thin and only about a half inch long.
  • Injections are shallow; just beneath the skin.
  • Most people report the sensation as pinpricks or slight pinches.
  • An injection session takes about 15 minutes.
  • There is no downtime following treatment.
  • Re-treatment every 12 weeks is usually recommended.
Chronic migraine has the potential to seriously diminish quality of life, often triggering anxiety, depression, and disturbance in sleep patterns. Oral medications mask symptoms, sometimes with debilitating side effects. Botulinum toxin treatment for migraine, with a product such as Botox brings relief to many patients in the Calgary AB area.

For more information, call the medical office of Silverado Medical & Aesthetic Clinic at (844) 830-0048.
Dr. Folake Pepple and the team provide medical assistance to families and provide aesthetic services to patients. The clinic is built to provide utmost comfort for people from all age groups. Our aesthetic services cover a wide range of treatments for you to look just the way you want. To provide our patients with the best services, we keep up with the latest technology in the industry. Consult us to take care of your family medical needs and get the look of your dreams.
Skin Care Products ZO Medical products, Jane Iredale Mineral Makeup, Latisse eyelash solution, Vivier Pharma and more..
zo medical products
jane iredale mineral make up products
latisse eyelash solution products
vivier pharma products
View Products