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Gastrocnemius Trigger Point Injection

Gastrocnemius Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Gastrocnemius injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a supine position. The gastrocnemius and soleus muscles are palpated from the knee to the ankle. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over…

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Hip Adductor Trigger Point Injection

Hip Adductor Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Hip adductor muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the supine position and the affected limb flexed, adducted, and externally rotated. The adductor longus, adductor brevis, and adductor magnus are palpated along the medial aspect of the humerus and thigh. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may…

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Piriformis Trigger Point Injection

Piriformis Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Piriformis muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the lateral Sims’ position. The piriformis muscle is palpated from the sacrum toward the hip. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over…

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Gluteal Trigger Point Injection

Gluteal Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Gluteal muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the lateral position with the unaffected side down, or in the prone position. The gluteus maximus, minimus, and medius muscles are palpated. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is…

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Paraspinal Musculature Trigger Point Injection

Paraspinal Musculature Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications The paraspinal muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the prone position. The appropriate thoracic and lumbar regions are palpated. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an area large…

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Quadratus Lumborum Trigger Point Injection

Quadratus Lumborum Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Quadratus lumborum injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a prone position. The quadratus lumborum muscle is palpated from the 12th rib to the iliac crest and from vertebral attachments L1 to L4 to its lateral border. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result…

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Deltoid Trigger Point Injection

Deltoid Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Deltoid muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting position. The anterior, middle, and posterior components of the deltoid muscle are palpated. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over…

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Pectoralis Trigger Point Injection

Pectoralis Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Pectoralis muscle injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the supine position. The pectoralis muscles are palpated. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaints. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a standard aseptic fashion over an area large enough to allow palpation…

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Infraspinatus Trigger Point Injection

Infraspinatus Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Infraspinatus injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting or prone position. The infraspinatus muscle is palpated from the infraspinous fossa of the scapula to the humerus. Trigger points are most often located below the spine of the scapulae. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation, reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or…

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Supraspinatus Trigger Point Injection

Supraspinatus Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Supraspinatus injection is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in a sitting or prone position. The supraspinatus muscle is palpated for trigger points from the supraspinous fossa to the humerus. The injection sites are identified as points of maximal tenderness to deep palpation reproducing the patient’s pain complaint. This may or may not result in referred pain. The patient is prepared in a…

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