Trigger point injections for myofascial pain

Record ID 32010000954
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Trigger point injection (TPI) is a procedure used for the treatment of myofascial pain syndrome, which is characterized by knots of muscles, or trigger points, that fail to relax. The goal of TPI to deliver local anesthetic, steroids, botulinum toxin, saline, or simply a needle into the trigger point to relieve pain and improve range of motion of the affected muscle.

Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2009
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intramuscular
  • Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: 2010 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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