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Levator Scapulae Trigger Point Injection

Levator Scapulae Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Levator scapulae trigger point 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 levator scapulae muscle is palpated along the attachment at the C1 to C4 vertebrae and the superior angle 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 may not…

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Trapezius Trigger Point Injection

Trapezius Trigger Point Injection

Tiếng Việt >> Indications Trigger point injection of the trapezius muscle is used to treat myofascial pain. Techniques After informed consent is obtained, the patient is placed in the sitting or prone position. The trapezius muscle is 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 enough to…

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Commom Muscle Injection Techniques

Commom Muscle Injection Techniques

Tiếng Việt >> General Trigger points may occur in any muscle or muscle group of the body. They are commonly found in muscle groups that are routinely overstressed or those that do not undergo full contraction and relaxation cycles. Many trigger points are characterized by pain originating from small circumscribed areas of local hyperirritability involving myofascial structures, resulting in local and referred pain. Pain is aggravated by stretching, cooling, and compression of the affected area, which often gives rise to…

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