Trigger Point Injections
What are Trigger Point injections?
For persistent or chronic muscle pain, trigger point injections are used to soothe and release pain in targeted areas of muscle known as trigger points. These trigger points are very sensitive bundles of fibers in tight bands of muscle. The injections administer the medication directly into the trigger points.
Do trigger injections work?
How do Trigger Point Injections work?
Depending on the condition, a trigger point injection can take as little as a few minutes, and often leaves an immediate relief of pain.
How long do trigger point injections last?
A 2019 study investigated the effects of trigger point injections in people with abdominal muscle pain. Many of the participants reported significant reductions in pain two years after their initial injections. You could experience similar results for your pain, and you’ll be able to find out during a consultation.
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