Procedure & Treatment Library

Trigger Point Injection

What is a Trigger Point Injection?

Prior to the Procedure

What Will Happen?

  1. Your doctor will speak with you prior to your injection.
  2. The trigger points will be palpated and marked with a marking pen.
  3. The area will then be cleaned with a chlorhexidine solution or alcohol wipe.
  4. Local anaesthetic, +/- the steroid will be injected. The procedure may take around 10 minutes to complete.
  5. After your injection you will be allowed home with your driver.

Post Procedure

If you require further explanation of the procedure, please contact Hunter Pain Clinic nursing staff on (02) 4985 1800.

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