Trigger Point Injections
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Trigger Point Injections
This outpatient procedure is designed to reduce or relieve the pain of trigger points. These small, tender knots can form in muscles or in the fascia (the soft, stretchy connective tissue that surrounds muscles and organs). The trigger point injection procedure takes only a few minutes to complete.
What are trigger point injections?
This detailed video explains how trigger point injections are performed, including the preparation and medication injected. When the injection is complete, the physician removes the needle. A small bandage may be placed over the injection site. The patient may be encouraged to stretch and move the muscle after the injection.