Trigger Point Injections in Jacksonville
Specialized Care for Deep Muscle Pain
If you have lasting, daily pain that doesn’t respond to medications or physical therapy, then it might be caused by a deep muscle issue like knots, strains, or myofascial pain. At Amazing Spine Care in Jacksonville, we offer trigger point injections (TPIs) that are designed specifically to alleviate pain caused by muscle issues. Our specialists can offer an entire pain management treatment plan tailored to your exact needs, too, so you don’t have to stop at just trigger point injections. Within a few visits, you can start to feel better than you might have previously thought possible!
Call (904) 320-0808 to talk to us about trigger point injections and other therapies.
How Does a Trigger Point Injection Work?
A trigger point injection is often recommended when a patient has myofascial pain that affects the neck, shoulders, arms, legs, or lower back. Specifically, it is used to target a trigger point or knot in the muscles that feel irritated or painful when touched or while moving. Oftentimes, knots form due to an acute traumatic injury or repeated trauma, like overworking the muscle.
A trigger point injection can use a local anesthetic with corticosteroid, botulinum toxin, or another form of anesthetic. Some trigger point injections can be completed using just the needle and no anesthetic at all. It is used to target the fascia or connective tissue around the muscle and alleviate the knot that has formed there.
Trigger point injections can be used in various body parts, such as:
- Lower back
- Upper back
What are the Benefits of Trigger Point Injections?
At Amazing Spine Center in Jacksonville, we want to make sure that everyone who comes to our clinic gets the treatment and care that they need. For many people, trigger point injections can help. Let’s sit down and see if they will help you, too. With the many benefits of TPIs, we think that they probably will.
The most useful benefits of a trigger point injection are:
- Pain relief: When you are suffering from daily pain caused by a muscle ache, the most efficient way to lessen it might be a trigger point injection that precisely targets the knot or irritation.
- Headache reduction: People with chronic tension headaches can use trigger point injections in the trapezius to possibly experience fewer, less intense headaches or migraines.
- Ease of treatment: Trigger point injections can be administered quickly when handled by professional pain management specialists, making them easy to work into any schedule.
Why Choose Amazing Spine Care?
You have many choices when it comes to pain management and trigger point injection treatments in Jacksonville. Why choose Amazing Spine Care? We think that the choice becomes clear once you learn a little more about who we are, what we do, and what locals think of us. We have a long list of positive client testimonials, can treat many symptoms under one roof, and create personalized treatment plans for each patient. Our services are also available in English, Spanish, and Russian, so we can more easily serve more people in our community.
Make Amazing Spine Care your first choice for trigger point injection treatments in Jacksonville. Call (904) 320-0808 or contact us onlinenow to learn more.
Trigger Point Injection FAQ
Are there any risks to trigger point injections?
During a trigger point injection treatment, you might feel pain at the injection site. Afterward, there can be mild bruising or bleeding that doesn’t require any medical attention beyond an adhesive bandage. In rare cases, an infection may occur, which can typically be treated with a prescribed antibiotic.
What is myofascial pain?
Myofascial pain is a type of pain that occurs specifically due to irritation, damage, or inflammation of the fascia, which is a thin membrane that covers all muscles. It is the primary reason for trigger point injection therapy.
Are trigger point injections used often?
Approximately 85% of people will experience myofascial pain at some point, especially as they age. Many of those people will get trigger point injection therapy to treat it, making TPIs one of the most common pain management treatments available.
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