Chiropractic & Naturopathic Care in Phoenix, AZ
Injection with local anesthetic (lidocaine) has been found to be one of the most effective treatments to inactivate trigger points and provide prompt relief of pain. Trigger points can be quickly relieved by introducing a small needle into the center of the irritable muscle band; at this time a very small amount of a local anesthetic is injected. This process serves two purposes:
Absolutely! Dr. Winton has found that if you combine Ozone injections (sometimes referred to as Prolozone) then the relief is more profound and lasts much longer. Often, we combine these trigger point injections with massage and a chiropractic adjustment and notice considerable relief!