Shoulder Contouring with trapezius Botox injections

Shoulder Contouring with trapezius Botox injections

Besides slimming the jaw and shoulder, Botox injections or trapezius muscle Botox is used to slim and sharpen bulky shoulder muscles. The result is to reduce the neck and shoulder tension to provide a slimmer more feminine appearance.

The trapezius muscle is found at the back of the head and neck to the shoulders. When the Trapezius muscle is enlarged or hypertrophic, the shoulder looks bulky and masculine. Hypertrophic trapezius muscles can make the neck look shorter and the face wider.

How does trapezius slimming treatment work?

Trapezius Botox injections can help to correct and contour big shoulder and collarbone muscles for a slimmer silhouette.

Botox is a botulinum toxin relaxes the muscle and the results will last for 4 to 6 months. It will last longer by having regular sessions. Over a few weeks the hypertrophic muscles slim down for a slimmer and more elegant necklinThe muscle can be relaxed without effecting the arm, shoulder joint, back and neck. The overactivity of the trapezius muscle is curbed, the hypertrophic trapezius muscles lose their bulk and size.

Who is a suitable candidate for trapezius Botox slimming?

Trapezius Botox is an effective solution in the treatment of the following issues.

  • Those who experience shoulder and neck discomfort, along with various forms of tension headaches.
  • Those with bad posture (Botox slimming is supplemented with physiotherapy)
  • Those who desire to lengthen their neck and develop a perfectly straight shoulder profile.

 Who is not a suitable candidate for trapezius Botox slimming?

  • Women who are pregnant or who are currently breastfeeding.
  • Those who have had previous Botox injections during the last 12 weeks.
  • Those who have suffered past injuries or had previous surgical work to their neck, shoulders, or arms.
  • Those who have an allergic reaction to botulinum toxin A.Before treatment

Before receiving trapezius Botox injections, be sure to:

  • Eat something before having the treatment done.
  • Do not consume alcohol at least 1 week prior to injections.
  • Do not take aspirins or any other anti-inflammatory drugs for at least 2 weeks prior to the injections.
  • Do not undergo the treatment during the menstrual period.

After treatment

Following Botox injections for trapezius slimming, be sure to:

  • Prevent placing any stress or strain on the treated area.
  • Keep the treated area free from water exposure for approximately 1-2 hours.
  • Do not apply a cold or warm compress to the treated area for at least 24 hours.
  • Avoid the consumption of spicy food for at least 1 week.
  • Do not take antibiotics for at least 1 week.
  • Avoid the consumption of alcohol for at least 3 days.
  • Do not soak in a spa, use a sauna or swim for at least 1 week.
  • Temporarily cease doing any arduous exercises or activities for a day or so.

 How long does the treatment last?

While results vary, the effects of trapezius muscle slimming Botox typically last between 4 and 6 months. Additional factors that determine the longevity and effectiveness of the treatment include metabolism and daily lifestyle. While the effects of Botox slimming are only temporary, 3 injections can make the results everlasting.

How much does trapezius slimming treatment cost?

A considerable amount of Botox is required to be injected, as the trapezius is a much larger muscle than smaller muscles present on the face. Every patient is unique, and costs will vary based on the size of the dosage required.

Are there any side effects?

Like all cosmetic treatments that involve injections, trapezius muscle slimming can result in bruising and discomfort. Additionally, the injections may cause a brief period of muscle weakness in the trapezius area, resulting in reduced upper arm mobility and lifting capability. In most cases, the side effects are very minor. When performed by a certified clinician, most patients will not experience any side effects at all.

⁠So, if you have large trapezius muscles genetically, or you could have a trapezius that is overactive or overdeveloped. Botox injections administered into the trapezius can relax muscle tension, providing a slimming effect on the shoulder line.⁠ 

Book an Appointment with Nurse Debbie to find out more ⁠
phone 0400 548 847⁠

20 min duration, Lasting time: 4-6 months⁠
While the effects of Botox slimming are only temporary, ⁠
3 injections can make the results everlasting.⁠