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Will the needle or i.V. Hurt during the trigger point injections?
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Dr. Yo-El Ju
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Trigger point injections are usually painful, but when performed correctly can be very helpful in relieving pain.

In brief: Yes
Trigger point injections are usually painful, but when performed correctly can be very helpful in relieving pain.
Dr. Yo-El Ju
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Dr. Eipe Kuruvila
Anesthesiology
In brief: Yes
You may only have minimal discomfort with the IV and trigger point injections.

In brief: Yes
You may only have minimal discomfort with the IV and trigger point injections.
Dr. Eipe Kuruvila
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Tejas Ozarkar
General Practice
In brief: Most Probably
Trigger point injections will most probably hurt during the administration, but it will relieve the existing pain so you gain more physical function (the huge gain is worth the fleeting pain).
For joint trigger point injections that are not in the spine, you will probably not need an iv.

In brief: Most Probably
Trigger point injections will most probably hurt during the administration, but it will relieve the existing pain so you gain more physical function (the huge gain is worth the fleeting pain).
For joint trigger point injections that are not in the spine, you will probably not need an iv.
Tejas Ozarkar
Tejas Ozarkar
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