Trigger Point Injections For Pain Management

What is a trigger point injection?

Trigger point injections in Dallas, Texas can help soothe muscle pain, especially in your arms, legs, lower back and neck. Trigger point injections can also be used to treat fibromyalgia, tension headaches and myofascial pain.

Trigger points are painful “knots” in your muscles. They form when your muscles can’t relax. Sometimes you can feel these knots when you rub your muscle. Injecting small amounts of anesthetic and steroid into your trigger points can help

How is a trigger point injection done?

Dr. DeGironemo will press on your muscle to locate the area where you have pain. Then, he inserts a small needle into the area and inject a mixture of anesthetic and steroid.

You can have several trigger points injected during one visit; the procedure will only take a few minutes.

What happens after the procedure?

After a trigger point injection, you can actively use your muscle. However, you should try to avoid any strenuous activity for the first few days.

Is trigger point injection right for you?

Trigger point injection may be right for you if your muscle pain has not improved with any other treatment, including pain medication and physical therapy.

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