• Trigger Point Injections

    Trigger Point Injections

    A trigger point injection is an outpatient procedure designed to reduce or relieve the back pain caused by trigger points. These small knots can form in muscles or in the fascia tissue leading to myofascial pain. The injection may be an anesthetic such as lidocaine(Xylocaine) or bupivacaine (Marcaine), a mixture of anesthetics, or a corticosteroid(cortisone medication) alone or mixed with lidocaine. The corticosteroids remain in the tissue in active form for about one month.

28

Years of Experience

35000

Injections

10000

Surgeries Performed
"After years of suffering from cluster headaches and finding no solutions from nearly every medical specialty, Dr. Smith instantly identified the source of my pain and worked with me to develop a plan of action. I can now enjoy the outdoor activities, like hiking, that I had stopped doing."
Rebecca R.
"I love to garden but the arthritis in my hands made a former joy too painful. Dr. Smith, working closely with my rheumatologist, made sure that my pain was resolved. I am now back in the garden."
Gwen O.
"Both Dr. Smith and Dr. Thompson have been a good, if not great, experience for me. I have had difficult and long [term] problems. Both of them do this job because they care deeply. [They] both show me their first desire is to help me live a functional life with this chronic pain."
"I was totally disabled and unable to work to support my family because of back pain after an injury at work. Dr. Smith put me in a stepwise program to try different approaches on a trial basis to see what worked best for me. He patiently laid out the options and helped me to make choices that have now resulted in my being pain free for almost a year."
Robert J.

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