What Are Trigger Point Injections?
Trigger point injections are an effective treatment modality for inactivating trigger points and providing prompt relief of symptoms from myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial pain syndrome is a common painful muscle disorder characterized by myofascial trigger points.
Myofascial trigger points are a major cause of pain and dysfunction producing focalize pain often times in conjunction with chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders. Another pain syndrome commonly treated with TPIs is fibromyalgia, a chronic condition involving widespread pain, fatigue, sleep abnormalities, and distress.