Trigger Point Injections
Trigger Point Injections in the problem area help to mitigate the pain.
Trigger Points are tender spots in the muscle that when touched triggers pain or a “muscle knot.”
Trigger Point Injections are targeted in the problem area help to mitigate the pain, reduce the “knot” and help get rid of the pain, decreasing the pain of the injection. Marcaine will help sustain a longer duration of decreased pain in the problematic trigger point.
Preparing for a Trigger Point Injection:
Do not take aspirin for 3 days prior to your appointment.
If you have a condition with blood clots if you are pregnant or might be pregnant or an infection inform us immediately.
Alternatives to Trigger Point Injections:
- Pain Killers
- Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation
- Laser Therapy
- Heat Treatment
- Physiotherapy Massage