What is a Trigger Point Injection?

What is a trigger point injection? 

Trigger point injections are a treatment for pain management that involve injecting fluids into a trigger point to relax muscles and relieve pain. The content of the injection depends on the office administering it, the condition of the patient, and the area it is being administered. The trigger point injection is targeted at areas of tension in your muscles, which can develop from a number of reasons including stress and degenerative damage. 

What does a trigger point injection treat?

A trigger point injection can help soothe muscle pain, poor posture, injury to the muscle, joint disorders and tension headaches. The most common places trigger point injections are used include: back, neck, arms, shoulders, and legs. 

Trigger Point Injections at TRUE Health

At TRUE Health, we take a natural approach to healthcare, and in doing so, we do not use corticosteroids at our office. Our most common trigger point injections include serapin, dextrose, lidocaine, 

Most of our patients use trigger point injections in conjunction with other treatments, such as massage therapy, physical therapy, and acupuncture, in order to tackle the pain from every angle.

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