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BTDMJB. 2011; 7(3): 89-93

Trigger point injection in myofscial pain syndrom

Hüsnü Süslü, Gülten Arslan, İlker İtal, Yasin Ustacık, Tamer Kuzucuoğlu, Serhan Çolakoğlu.

Objective: Myofascial pain syndrome is a disorder characterized by hypersensitive sites called trigger points at one or more muscles and/or connective tissue, leading to pain, muscle spasm, sensitivity, rigor, weakness. The aim of this study was to explore the efficacy of lidocain and steroid in myofascial pain syndrome.
Material and Methods: One hundred and sixty-four patients with myofascial pain syndrome were recruited into the study. Patients received lidocaine 2% (5ml)+NaCl 0.9% (5ml) onto the trigger points at first day. Lidocaine 2% (5ml)+triamsinolone 40mg (1ml)+NaCl 0.9% (4ml) were injected to the patients at fourth and eighth day. Pain was evaluated with visual analogue score (VAS), palpable muscle spasm scoring (PMSS) and number of trigger point at baseline, first and second month.
Results: Pain control values with treatment were statistically better compared with pretreatment values. VAS scores, PMSS and number of trigger points significantly reduced 1 and 2 months after lidocaine and triamsinolone injection at the trigger point (p

Key words: Myofascial pain syndrome, trigger point injection, lidocaine, triamsinolon

Article Language: Turkish English

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