Myofascial trigger point injections are used to treat pain caused by trigger points. These points are the knots of the muscle that are tired due to wear and tear, everyday stress. These knots are under the skin which can cause pain on pressing. Trigger points irritate the surrounding nerves thus also causes referred pain. For example, headaches are often caused by trigger points located in neck and head. The injections are used injected into patient’s trigger point to alleviate the pain.
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