TRIGGER POINT EXCISION - NEW
TREATMENT PROVIDES PAIN RELEASE
Trigger points are local, tender, and hyperirritable spots
located next to or within the skeletal muscle.
Trigger points are commonly associated with acute
trauma, such as Motor Vehicle accidents, or chronic
Management of trigger points is a challenging
There is limited research on the
etiology of trigger points.
The treatment is usually limited to attempts to reduce
stress, overuse, anti-inflammatory medications, muscle
relaxants, antidepressants, neuroleptics, acupuncture,
osteopathic manipulations, massage, heat and cold
applications, ultrasound, nerve stimulators, dry needling,
and trigger point
Trigger Point Excision is a new and most effective
Dr. Volshteyn's approach adds an
additional minimally invasive way to
manage trigger points - by excising
diseased fascia through a small, about
The trigger point is identified with manual
examination and ultrasound and is
tagged and internally marked.
Most patients experience significant improvement in trigger
The trigger point pain is temporarily
replaced with usual postsurgical
pain, which is much different than
trigger point pain.
Give Atlantic Surgical Associates'
office a call to schedule an evaluation
for a minimally invasive trigger point
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