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The center was designed to deliver treatment to pain patients in a caring and compassionate manner,
with an understanding of how chronic pain can affect numerous facets of an individual’s life.

What is a Trigger Point Injection

Recommended for muscle pain and spasm relief. The injection into the Trigger points or Knots in the muscles will calm the irritated nerves around them causing referred pain, or pain that is felt in another part of the body.

How does this procedure work?

A small needle is inserted into the trigger point. The injection contains a local anesthetic or saline, and may include a steroid. With the injection, the trigger point is made inactive and the pain is alleviated. Often, a brief course of treatment will result in sustained relief. Injections are given in a doctor’s office and usually take just a few minutes. Several sites may be injected in one visit.

What are the goals of this Procedure?

The goal of this procedure is to reduce pain associated with trigger points found in any muscle of the body. Improved results are seen when combined with physical therapy. With pain reduction an improved quality of life is achieved.

How many treatments will i need?

One injection or a series of injections may be sufficient for pain relief. This treatment may also be combined with PRP for longer term relief of up to 1-2 years or permanent relief when the body’s natural regenerative cells take effect.

What is the recovery time of this procedure?

Once the procedure is complete, a band aid will be applied and the patient is discharged home. Because the injection is given into the muscle weakness is rare and a driver is not required. Follow-up is usually scheduled in 1-2 weeks and immediate rehabilitation therapy is recommended to return to normal life.

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