Sample Name: Trigger Point Injection
Description: Trigger Point Injection. The area over the myofascial spasm was prepped with alcohol utilizing sterile technique.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
OPERATION: Trigger Point Injection.
ANESTHESIA: Local and sedation.
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.
Keywords: pain management, myofascial spasm, trigger point injection, trigger, injection, spasm,