Myofascial Trigger Points
Trigger points, also known as bands or knots, are areas in the muscle that are irritable, tight, and painful. Not only do they produce pain in the affected muscle, they may cause irritation to surrounding areas, including the head and neck.
Causes of Trigger Points
Trigger points are caused by a variety of reasons, including:
- Poor blood circulation
- Pinched nerves
Trigger Point Treatment in Annapolis, MD
At Annapolis Pain Management, we offer a variety of treatment methods to resolve your trigger point pain. Trigger point dry needling is a non-surgical therapy designed to relieve muscle tension and pain which commonly accompanies conditions such as arthritis, herniated discs, ligament strains, and nerve irritation. The treatment uses a thin needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying painful knots, muscles, and connective tissues to help resolve pain, reduce inflammation, and restore range of motion.
We also offer Trigger point injections as part of our comprehensive pain management program. Trigger point injections delivers a local anesthetic and anti-inflammatory into the affected muscle to provide quick pain relief.
Our Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain
Our team of experts works directly with our patients to ensure the proper treatment plan is created. We’ll help control your trigger point pain while preventing your condition from worsening.
Contact our doctors today to schedule a consultation and see how our trigger point treatment can work for your pain management plan.
Contact Us Today to Schedule a Consultation
We offer multiple treatment options for patients depending on their needs and wants. We will always do our best to recommend what you need and find a way to give you what you want.