Dr. Natalie Peters has extensive training and experience in various areas including Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Primary Care, Employee Based Health, Private Practice to owning her own Private Medical and Aesthetic Practice. Dr. Natalie is a practitioner of science, stays ahead of healthcare trends and always advocates for the safest, tried and true modalities that produce the greatest outcomes in patient care.
The most likely reason for trigger points are muscular overload that leads to prolonged release of CA+ ion resulting in continued contraction, compression of capillaries, local pain and decreased function of effected muscle band. Trigger Point Injection therapy is meant to provide immediate relief of painful area and mechanical disruption of trigger point. Treatment entails injecting local anesthetic solution to provide temporary relief of pain while performing active needling to promote circulation and metabolism of excess CA ions within overloaded muscle.