Trigger Point Injection


 

Trigger points are the focal areas of a muscle spasm.

If you are suffering from trigger points due to muscle spasm, come to Performance Spine & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care.

Often, patients come from other medical practices looking for a solution. We offer fully comprehensive medical care with our advanced regenerative medical treatments and integrated rehabilitation care from our best in class physicians and rehabilitation team of physical therapists, chiropractors and acupuncturist.

Trigger Point Injections

Trigger Point Injections (TPI) is a procedure used to treat painful areas of muscle that contain trigger points, or knots of muscle that form when muscles do not relax. Many times, such knots can be felt under the skin. Trigger points may irritate the nerves around them and cause referred pain, or pain that is felt in another part of the body.

During the TPI procedure, our board-certified physician inserts a small needle containing a local anesthetic into the patient’s trigger point. With the injection, the trigger point is made inactive and the pain is alleviated. Usually, a brief course of treatment will result in sustained relief. Injections usually take just a few minutes and several sites may be injected in one visit.

What are the Benefits of Trigger Point Injections?

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Short Recovery
  • Minimal Side Effects
  • Short Procedure Time

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