Trigger Point Injections for Neck Pain

Trigger point injection is used to treat extremely painful areas of a muscle, which are characterized by the presence of the trigger points. A trigger point is a traumatized area in the muscle, feels like a knot or a tight, taut band of the muscle, and it is tender to deep pressure or palpation.These trigger points may occur in any area of the body but most commonly they develop in the neck, shoulders and low back.