A Treatment for Neck and Back Pain
Trigger point injection is a good option to treat patients with painful muscle spasms with trigger points. This treatment is able to reduce pain and as a result reduce or eliminate need for pain medications or muscle relaxants. A trigger point is a pain causingarea in the muscle that feels like a knot or a taut band. Often it is tender to palpation. These trigger points may happen in any area of the body but most commonly they develop in the neck, shoulders and low back.