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What Is The Trigger Point Injections Cost in Encinitas Area

When muscle fibers are injured, whether through trauma or overuse, a knot-like scar known as a trigger point can form. Patients with arthritis are at an increased risk of developing trigger points. Trigger points can occur in a variety of areas and may be painful, tight, or become inflamed. At Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center in Encinitas, California, we offer trigger point injections as a cost-effective method for alleviating pain. 

What you should know about trigger points

Trigger points can have many different causes, everything from conditions like fibromyalgia to injuries, trauma, or even chronic tension headaches. The knots that form at trigger points are often painful or tender and can be felt when touching the skin. Patients may even notice that the pain can radiate to other areas of the body. 

Trigger point injections

Trigger point injections can be a highly effective way to relax the affected muscle and alleviate pain. Different medications can be used in the injections, but most commonly, they contain a combination of an anesthetic and a corticosteroid. 

There can be some discomfort or swelling immediately following your injections, but this will wear off. Over-the-counter pain medications and ice packs can help with any pain. In the weeks following the trigger point injections, you will notice a relaxing of the muscles, and the knotted muscle will begin to go away. 

What conditions can be treated with trigger point injections

At Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center, we use trigger point injections for many different conditions, including:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Tension headaches
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Gout
  • Synovitis
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Don’t suffer in silence 

If you are plagued by the pain and stiffness associated with trigger points, there is help. The Seaside Rheumatology and Wellness Center team in Encinitas is experienced in providing relief through trigger point injections. The cost of these injections is dependent on each situation and can be discussed during your consultation. Don’t learn to “live with the pain.” Instead, give us a call to find out how we can help. To book a trigger point injection consultation, please call us today at 760-509-2429.

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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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