Trigger Point Injections Specialist

XBody Health, Wellness & Spa

Integrative Medicine & Medical Spa located in Wayne, NJ

Painful muscle spasms can reduce your ability to comfortably complete everyday tasks and chip away at your quality of life. Fortunately, a simple solution is available at XBody Health, Wellness & Spa in Wayne, New Jersey. Medical Staff use trigger point injections to reduce muscle spasms and the pain associated with them to help you feel comfortable. Schedule an appointment with XBody Health, Wellness & Spa over the phone or online to learn more about trigger point injections for pain relief.

Trigger Point Injections Q & A

 
 

What Are Trigger Point Injections?

Trigger point injections help relieve muscle pain in your legs, lower back, arms, neck, and other areas of your body. The injections can ease tension headaches, fibromyalgia, and myofascial pain by relaxing painful, tense knots in your muscles. They often contain a steroid and anesthetic for effective, long-lasting pain relief.

What Are The Benefits Of Trigger Point Injections?

You can experience the following benefits after trigger point injections from specialists at XBody Health, Wellness & Spa:

  • Reduced musculoskeletal pain
  • Decrease in muscle tension
  • Improved mobility and range of motion
  • Fewer headaches
  • A better overall quality of life

Trigger point injections help reduce tight muscle fibers and inflammation associated with chronic pain.

What Happens During Trigger Point Treatment?

Prior to trigger point injections your XBody Health, Wellness & Spa provider reviews your medical history and examines areas of your body associated with tension and pain. They let you know if you’re a good candidate for the procedure.

During trigger point injections, Your practitioner inserts a tiny needle into areas of tight muscle fibers, under ultrasound guidance. The procedure is fast, taking just a few minutes to complete. It’s virtually painless, but you might feel a slight pinch during needle insertion.

What Should I Expect After Trigger Point Injections?

After the procedure, you might experience temporary numbness or soreness at the injection site. There’s no downtime, so you can resume your normal everyday routine right away.

Your provider might recommend a series of injections or maintenance treatments to help you achieve the most desirable outcome. You can experience immediate pain relief with optional results appearing over the next several days.

Are Trigger Point Injections Right For Me?

If you experience chronic pain associated with muscular tension or knots, you might be a good candidate for trigger point injections -- especially if massage, physical therapy, oral medications, or other pain management treatments fail. Your XBody Health, Wellness & Spa practitioner can let you know if trigger point injections are right for you.

Don’t live with pain caused by tension and tight muscle knots when trigger point injections are within reach at XBody Health, Wellness & Spa. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online to learn more about your options.