Trigger Point Injections

Performed by Ark-La-Tex Spine Care – serving Shreveport, Bossier City and the surrounding areas

Muscles and surrounding tissues can become inflamed due to repetitive motions and other minor injuries.  This injection helps relieve the tension and tightness in the different tissues in the body to alleviate pain and inflammation.

Procedure information:

  • Local anesthetic will be used on the back or neck to keep the patient comfortable during the procedure

Typical Benefits/Outcomes:

  • The procedure takes less than 15 minutes to perform. Many patients experience relief after 1 injection, although some patients may require 2-3 injections to experience significant pain relief. The patient can typically return to work the following day.