Care

Trigger Point Injections

2018-03-26T16:16:18+00:00

Trigger Point Injections Occasionally, a specific muscle may generate pain due to sustained contraction and subsequent localized ischemia. While this type of pain is usually secondary to another problem, it can occur primarily. These areas of muscle pain are called trigger points and can be treated with injection [...]

Peripheral Joint Injections

2017-07-14T19:19:38+00:00

Peripheral Joint Injections   Ocasionally, a specific muscle may generate pain due to sustained contraction and subsequent localized ischemia. While this type of pain is usually secondary to another problem, it can occur primarily.  These areas of muscle pain are called trigger points and can be treated with injection of small amounts of local [...]

Other Peripheral Injections

2017-07-14T19:19:50+00:00

Other Peripheral Injections Certain conditions such as tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), carpal tunnel syndrome and other tendonopathies may benefit from localized injection of anesthetic and steroid. Also, certain peripheral neuropathies may respond to injections around the involved nerves. These injections are only performed if more conservative treatments fail and [...]