What are trigger point injections?

Patients often complain of muscle tension and pain and look to KURE to find alternative solutions to find relief.  Upper back and neck pain can interfere with your daily life, making it difficult to conduct your routine activities. Patients with fibromyalgia, tension headaches, and other chronic pain conditions may also find solutions at KURE.

KURE Pain offers a range of nonmedicinal treatment options to address chronic pain. Your KURE doctor can help you find a treatment option best suited to your needs. Trigger point injections are one of many options offered at our KURE Pain locations.

What conditions can trigger point injections be used to treat?

Trigger point injections can be used to treat fibromyalgia, tension headaches, or pain in the arms, legs, lower back or neck.

What is a trigger point?

Trigger points are knots of muscles that form when muscles can not or will not relax. Trigger points can cause pain in surrounding nerves or pain in different areas of the body from the site of the trigger point.

What are trigger point injections?

Trigger point injections are an injection of steroids and anesthetic that are inserted directly into the tense trigger point muscle. The injections are used to release tension in the muscle temporarily relieving associated pain.

If you are experiencing chronic pain in your muscles, or suffer from a more complex chronic condition, contact KURE Pain to learn more about our non-medicinal, minimally invasive procedures for pain management.