Trigger point injections for chronic non-malignant musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review.

@article{Scott2009TriggerPI,
  title={Trigger point injections for chronic non-malignant musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review.},
  author={No{\"e}lle A. Scott and Bing Guo and Pamela M Barton and Robert D. Gerwin},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={54-69}
}
OBJECTIVE This systematic review assessed the available published evidence on the efficacy and safety of using trigger point injection (TPI) to treat patients with chronic non-malignant musculoskeletal pain that had persisted for at least 3 months. METHODS All published systematic reviews or randomized controlled trials detailing the use of TPI in patients with chronic, non-malignant musculoskeletal pain (persisting for >3 months) were identified by systematically searching literature… CONTINUE READING