Trigger Point Injection Therapy

By Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli

What is Trigger Point Injection Therapy?

Trigger points are “knots” or points of tension in a muscle that cause pain and discomfort. TPs can be a chronic issue or simply due to recent injuries or strains or simply posture and
positioning during our work day. These points tend to be painful and sensitive to pressure.
Sometimes they cause referred pain and can be misdiagnosed as a result.

A trigger point injection can help release or soothe a spastic muscle.

What are some areas commonly treated with TPI?
● Neck and Upper back
● Lower back
● Shoulders/arms
● TFL/IT band

What are some conditions most commonly treated by TPI:
● Headaches
● Upper/Lower back pain
● Fibromyalgia
● Myofascial pain

QubeCore Sports & Rehab offers Trigger Point Therapy in North Vancouver for a wide range of conditions. To book your appointment, please call the clinic or book online with our Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli

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