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How do trigger point injections work for cervical spine disc herniation?
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Symptom relief
If a disc herniation is causing muscle spasm and localizable pain the injection can decrease pain.
It will have no effect on the disk herniation itself or any spinal cord or nerve irritation caused by pressure from the herniation.

In brief: Symptom relief
If a disc herniation is causing muscle spasm and localizable pain the injection can decrease pain.
It will have no effect on the disk herniation itself or any spinal cord or nerve irritation caused by pressure from the herniation.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometimes
If associated with muscle spasm they can help alleviate the pain do to the muscles spasming as a reaction to the disc herniation.

In brief: Sometimes
If associated with muscle spasm they can help alleviate the pain do to the muscles spasming as a reaction to the disc herniation.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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