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2022 Aug 05

Medicine (Baltimore)



Ultrasound-guided 5-in-1 trigger point injection for treating tension-type headache: A case report.


Kim J Y, Choo Y J, Chang M C
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Aug 05; 101(31):e29987.
PMID: 35945722.


Tension-type headache (TTH) is the most common type of primary headache, and trigger point injection (TPI) is frequently used for controlling pain originating from TTHs. In the current report, we introduce a TPI technique involving 4 neck muscles (upper trapezius, splenius capitis, semispinalis capitis, and inferior oblique capitis) and a greater occipital nerve (GON) block within the same sonographic view for the treatment of TTHs.