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Trigger Point Injections

What is it?

Trigger points are sources of pain due to tender or inflamed muscles, tendons, or ligaments.

How it is performed

Local anesthetics such as lidocaine are injected in these painful areas to give relief.

What patients are candidates?

Patients with myofascial or muscular pain are candidates for this therapy.

How long does the procedure take?

3-5 minutes

Recovery

Following the injection, the patient is monitored for 10 minutes before being allowed to go home. Patients can return to their normal activities immediately. Most patients will start to feel improvement within 48 hours.