Trigger Point Injection

Trigger Point Injection in virginia

PROCEDURES

Trigger Point Injection

This procedure is usually performed for the treatment of painful areas of muscle tension or spasm. 

Muscle spasms in the neck, low or middle back can be quite painful and may persist for weeks to months. Trigger point injections involve placement of a thin needle directly into the most tender spot of pain/tightness for injection of local anesthetic. 

 

Sometimes ultrasound guidance is used to evaluate the anatomy of the site. They can provide pain relief from days to weeks and can also be useful for treating pain associated with Fibromyalgia or tension-type headaches.

How long do trigger point injections take?

Trigger point injections usually take no more than 5-10 minutes to perform, and do not need to be done in the procedure suite.

How Will I Feel Afterwards

You probably feel relief of pain and tension within minutes of your injection.

How Long Will The Relief Last?

Relief is variable but can last from days to weeks or more.

Notice

While we ARE accepting NEW patients for Interventional Pain Treatment options, we are UNABLE to accept NEW patients for OPIOID medication management at this time.

We are always committed to providing the most honest compassionate care possible to all our patients