Do you have soreness in your shoulders and trapezius muscles? This can be hard to ignore and even harder to soothe. Tension in the upper back, neck, and shoulders may emerge from trapezius pain, causing daily aching and hindering your ability to function normally. With neuromodulators injected into the muscle, you can say goodbye to lurking pain and hello to improved posture. At Aesthetic Evolution, we offer Botox for muscle soreness and pain relief.

What is Trapezius pain?

Trapezius pain stretches along the length of the muscle covering the area of the neck, shoulder, and mid-back. Trapezius pain can hinder your ability to function normally by causing stiffness, decreased range of motion, and constant aching. If you have an injured trapezius muscle, you may feel pain in your upper back, shoulders, and neck.

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What is Shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, inflammation, dislocation, and unwanted tension from the trapezius muscles. Shoulder pain can be impossible to ignore, causing a decreased range of motion in your shoulders and arms. When you experience a trapezius injury, you will notice pain and stiffness within the shoulder, among other surrounding areas.


The causes for trapezius injury and shoulder pain can vary. Repetitive activities, including lifting heavy weights, swimming, working with your hands, and sitting at a desk in front of a computer, can lead to pain in the trapezius and shoulders. Overworked trap muscles can become tight, causing rigid movements. Once tightened and painful, stress can occur, causing a cycle of tightness within the trapezius and shoulders that is hard to relieve. Those who perform repetitive work using their neck and shoulders are at higher risk of experiencing ongoing trapezius pain.

Meet Haley Outcalt

Owner, Haley Outcalt, is a certified family nurse practitioner with a strong passion for providing excellent care to her clients. With over 10 years of medical experience, including 6 years in aesthetics, regenerative, and integrative medicine, she has combined her knowledge to address both internal and external aging.

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Symptoms of trapezius pain can include stiffness and pain in your surrounding muscles, burning sensation in the muscles, a hunched neck and shoulders, limited mobility in the neck and arms, decreased range of motion, muscle weakness, muscle spasms, tension headaches, and increased anxiety and stress due to pain.


Different neuromodulators offer the option to treat trapezius pain. Botox is typically known for smoothing wrinkles, adding volume, and creating glowing skin. However, Botox can also treat issues within the trapezius muscle because it temporarily weakens the muscle. Other injection benefits include elongating the neck and relaxing your shoulders. Traptox can make your traps appear slimmer over time, improve posture, and relieve pain.

Botox is FDA-approved to block nerve signals to halt unwanted muscle movement safely. You may start to notice relief within 10 to 14 days. The effects of traptox can last between three and six months. This can reduce the severity of pain experienced within your trap muscles and increase shoulder function and range of motion.

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Take the first step toward relief and contact us today to schedule a consultation at Aesthetic Evolution in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With our pain-relieving muscle injections, your health and wellness are our primary goals. We have the treatments you seek for your trapezius and shoulder pain.