TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER: TRAPEZIUS BOTOX

Trapezius Botox® or "Trap Botox" is one of our most popular treatments in Vancouver as the go-to solution for those looking to reduce neck and shoulder muscle tension. As seen on CNN and Byrdie, Trap Botox is known for its ability to relax overworked trapezius muscle, providing both functional and aesthetic benefits.

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QUICK FACTS

  • Length of Treatments: 30 minutes
  • Recovery Time: None
  • Onset of Action: 1-2 weeks; Final results at 4 weeks. A follow-up appointment to fine-tune your results may be scheduled. 
  • Cost: Varies with dosing on the size and strength of Trapezius muscle

TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER: REDUCTION OF SHOULDER AND NECK TENSION 

The Trapezius muscles can become stressed and inflamed from activities of daily living such as:

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  • Holding stress in the shoulders
  • Poor posture
  • Weight lifting activities 
  • Working in front of the computer for extended periods of time
  • Poor sleeping positions. 

By alleviating excess muscle contraction in the Trapezius muscles, Trap Botox® can help relax the shoulders, reduces stiffness and provide pain and tension relief.

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TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER: SHOULDER SLIMMING 

This treatment aims to refine the shoulder silhouette and reduce the appearance of a hunchback physique. Known also as shoulder slimming botox, Trap Botox® is a non-invasive treatment with minimal downtime perfect for those who want to reduce the prominent appearance of the trapezius muscles, slim the shoulders, elongate the neck and create a more delicate neckline. This has gained significant popularity in the news and on social media channels

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TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER FOR SHOULDERS: HOW DOES IT WORK? 

The trapezius muscles are often overused at work or during exercise leading to shoulder stiffness, neck tension and migraines. When administered off-label, it can cosmetically decrease the size of the shoulder muscles and elongate the neck. This treatment not only addresses overactivity of the trapezius muscle but also helps our clients functionally. To determine if this treatment is suitable for you, we invite you to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors today.

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TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER: TREATMENT OPTIONS

At Sparrow MD, we offer different brands of neuromodulators that can treat muscle tension, as listed below: 

Typically, for the trapezius muscle, our doctors would choose Botox® and Dysport® for better spread of the product with the large size of the treated muscle.

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TRAP BOTOX VANCOUVER: RISKS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

At Sparrow MD, our team of highly skilled and certified medical professionals specializes in administering Botox® treatments with the utmost commitment to safety and excellence. Botox is one of the most researched drugs with proven effects for conventional use and in aesthetic medicine. The use of Botox® for shoulder contouring is considered an off-label indication. Similar to Botox® treatment for the face, side effects may include temporary redness, mild discomfort, and localized swelling at the injection site post-treatment. Rare side effects of Trap Botox® include temporary muscle weakness or mild muscle imbalance. Depending on the starting size and strength of the Trapezius muscles, the two sides may be slightly asymmetric, which can be corrected at your touch-up appointment scheduled 4 weeks after treatment. 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are there any side effects of with Botox® treatment of the Trapezius muscles?

Botox® treatment for the trapezius muscles at Sparrow MD is a relatively uncomplicated treatment. You may expect some mild bruising, tenderness and redness at the injection site, which usually resolve in 3-7 days. Long-term side effects such as weakness or paralysis of the muscle are generally rare and not expected in experienced hands. 

What are the cosmetic benefits of Trap Botox®?

With appropriate dosing, Trap Botox® can help produce aesthetic effects of a longer, leaner neck with a more elegant silhouette of the shoulders.

How long do the effects of Trap Botox® last?

Generally, effects last for 6 to 9 months. We suggest regular treatments every 3 to 6 months to enhance the longevity of effects. 

When can I expect to see results from my Trap Botox® treatment?

With Trap Botox® treatments, you may expect improved muscle tension in the neck and shoulder areas. Some may report lessening of cervicogenic headaches in both severity and frequency. With the right dosing, Trap Botox® can produce visible slenderizing effects 4 weeks after your treatment, resulting in a more cosmetically elegant neck. 

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