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What Are Trigger Point Injections and How Can They Help Back Pain?

Written By Innovate Health on March 11, 2021

rsz backpain3Do you have sore, tight muscles? Do you ever notice knots in your muscles that are difficult to rub out? 

The tension that causes this level of muscle strain can lead to painful muscle spasms that can flare up at any time. Your daily life can be adversely impacted because the pain makes it hard to work, do chores around the house, or engage in activities you love. 

Thankfully the medical team and staff at Innovate Wellness have a solution, Trigger point injections. 

What Are Trigger Point Injections? 

Trigger points are tight knots that cause muscle pain and irritate the nerves, which can lead to more extreme symptoms. You might also experience referred pain; because the nerves feed and communicate with multiple muscles, you can experience pain in one area while the trigger is in another. 

Trigger point injections contain a local anesthetic, saline, and possibly a corticosteroid (an anti-inflammatory medication). A needle is injected into the trigger point to deliver the pain-relieving formula. 

How Injections Can Treat Tight Muscles and Back Pain

After a trigger point injection, the trigger is essentially deactivated. The muscle will relax, significantly reducing nerve irritation and inflammation. 

Trigger point injections can be used to treat large groups of muscles, such as those in the back, legs, neck, and arms. 

In addition to treating pain in these areas, this form of treatment can be used to treat: 

Innovate Health: Treating Your Pain Safely and Healthily 

Most people want to treat their pain with a natural remedy. After all, many over the counter and prescription medications cause dependency and addiction. They can also lead to life-altering and life-threatening side effects.  

Dr. Payne and his medical team want to help you find an effective way to treat your pain—but not at the cost of your long-term health. That’s why they’re always on the lookout for new treatments and techniques that allow them to treat pain in a way that positively impacts a patient’s overall wellbeing. 

When you book your appointment with the Medical staff at Innovate Health, they will  create a chiropractic treatment plan that will be safe, effective, and natural. You’ll feel better, have more energy, and most importantly, get the relief you deserve.

Ready to invest in holistic health care? Contact our team at 817-329-3552 to schedule a wellness consultation.

Posted In: Trigger Point Therapy Chiropractic Pain Treatment Low Back Pain