Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Pain Management
Sample Name: Trigger Point Injection
Trigger Point Injection. The area over the myofascial spasm was prepped with alcohol utilizing sterile technique.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
Trigger Point Injection.ANESTHESIA:
Local and sedation.COMPLICATIONS:
None.DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE:
The procedure risks, hazards and alternatives were discussed with the patient and a proper consent was obtained. The area over the myofascial spasm was prepped with alcohol utilizing sterile technique. After isolating it between two palpating fingertips a 25-gauge 5" needle was placed in the center of the myofascial spasms and a negative aspiration was performed. Then 4 cc of Marcaine 0.5% was injected into each trigger point. The patient tolerated the procedure well without any apparent difficulties or complications. They were feeling relief by the time the block had set.
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