tender point injections

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   Posted 10/4/2008 8:20 AM (GMT -6)   
My doctor said I should think about getting tender point injections any one ever have these and do they work. I hate needles

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   Posted 10/4/2008 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
I hate needles too. Especially the thought of them in my back. Yow...

I have never had tenderpoint injections. But thought I would post because I agree with you on the needle part.

I hope that this works for you, let us know how it goes.

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   Posted 10/4/2008 1:49 PM (GMT -6)   

I think I had these and am still not sure if they worked as I was dumb and triggered a flareup right after I got them.  The needle wasn't so big.  I was very sore the first couple of days, but felt better before I overdid it. 


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   Posted 10/6/2008 11:04 AM (GMT -6)   
I haev had trigger point injections, and they definitely helped. Especially when they used botox. Amazing relief.
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