Doctor insights on:
Trigger Point Injection Risks
Would a trigger point injection in just two areas be helpful for severe muscle knots? Or would more need to be done?
No hard & fast rule: The only way to know is to have it done and see how you respond. Trigger-point injections can be remarkably effective, but everyone is different. If you need more done, more can always be done. Cross that bridge when you come to it. ...Read more
Please help! Can trigger point injection cause hot/cold burning all over the body as a side effect for a couple of month? Body feels hot but also cold
Yes: Query is whether trigger point injections can ameliorate fibromyalgia pain. Trigger points are able to be detected by sensitive touch, ultrasound, chemical and blood flow changes, and oxygen deficits. Trigger points seem to be effectively reversed by massage, trigger point injections, and acupuncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on what: Solution is used. If it is only lidocaine or mixture of saline and lido it can done monthly. But if there is steroid mix within, then should be much less frequent and I do not advocate for any steroid use as it really doesn't provide any additional benefit base on current medical evidence. ...Read more
Typically will be : Between two to three muscle groups bilaterally, so between 4 to 6 injections. ...Read more
'Alternative': Accupuncture, accupressure, reflexology, yoga, meditation, hypnosis are non-medical practices that have good results for many people. You can read about them and inquire or try them. They will almost certtainly do no harm. Explore and good fortune - find one that feels right and makes sense to you. ...Read more
How long will my back and shoulder be sore after trigger point injections? It has been 13 hours and I am still really sore!
Would trigger point injections help my son? He has tried pt, accupuncture and aqui therapy w/o relief. Recommend a physiatrist in the li , ny area.
Back problems for years. It's now radiating down the arm. Doc wants to do trigger point injections, should I do it?
I had trigger point injections this morning due to chronic shoulder problems. What are side effects if I am still breastfeeding?
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