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What are trigger point injections, and how can they help with muscle pain?

Muscle Pain Injection in Encinitas CA Area

If you deal with pain in the body, you are not alone. As we age, our muscles and joints are more susceptible to injury and even conditions that can occur as a natural part of aging. Over time, many of us experience joint pain or back ache due to inflammation in arthritis that can be treated using medicine. The good news is there are solutions like trigger point injections that address the root cause of your pain without any side effects. At Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center in Encinitas, California, Dr. Peter Lloyd can assist with trigger point injections, which are a popular choice for those who deal with chronic muscle pain.

What are trigger point injections?

Trigger point injections are a form of medical therapy that is a local treatment using an anesthetic, cortisone, or other substances. It can help with pain relief by breaking the cycle of spasms and pain. Our Board-Certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Peter Lloyd, has successfully treated patients with musculoskeletal disorders and chronic symptoms. While many people experience some level of inflammation as they age, there are ways to combat it. Trigger point injections have helped many find relief and improved their quality of life.

What are the advantages of trigger point injections?

Dr. Peter Lloyd can talk to you about the benefits of trigger point injections, especially if you have been unable to manage your pain with other solutions. Below are just a couple of the primary advantages of trigger point injections provided at Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center:

  • Minimal side effects, if any
  • Reduced pain in areas where it has been troublesome for a long time
  • Improved function and quality of life, especially for those who struggle to manage their pain daily

Trigger point injections can be done in your doctor’s office while sitting or lying down. Because they target the source of the problem, injections can bring immediate results to help lessen your pain symptoms. This is an excellent option for patients who have tried other medications or therapies that fail to provide the results they need to function properly every day. Improving one’s quality of life might be one step away with trigger point injections offered at Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center!

New Patients : 760-509-2429 | Existing Patients : 760-452-2080

How do I learn more about trigger point injections and determine if they are suitable for me?

If you have tried other methods of treating muscle pain and are still dealing with discomfort, do not hesitate to come in and discuss trigger point injections as an option that may work for you. At Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center, we offer treatment options tailored to your needs so that you can enjoy a better quality of life every day!

Our Board-Certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Peter Lloyd, is available for patients in and around Encinitas, CA, seeking solutions for muscle pain. Call 760-509-2429 to request a visit to our office.

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Dr. Peter Lloyd

Dr. Peter Lloyd

Dr. Peter Lloyd is a board-certified rheumatologist with exceptional expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other rheumatologic diseases. He earned his medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago. He completed his rheumatology fellowship training at the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. At his facility Seaside Rheumatology, he treats his patients using the latest technology and medical developments. Due to his impeccable academic records, modern approach to treatments and compassionate patient care, he is valued as one of the best rheumatologists in the Rheumatology field.

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