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Trigger Point Therapy

Now Available & Covered by NYSHIP

Trigger point injections are tiny injections into the muscle used to treat spasms, knots, myofascial pain and even nerve pain. The needle size is similar to acupuncture needs, however a small amount of fluid is injected at each location to reduce pain and inflammation.

Trigger point injections are now available at the spa, administered by Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Sommerville of AEB Health. Call to schedule a consultation and find out if trigger point injections are right for you.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of Trigger Point Injections?

​Trigger point injections can be used to alleviate pain related to:

  • Stiff neck and/or back

  • Muscle spasms

  • Knots

  • Headaches

  • TMJ

  • Sciatica

  • Tendinopathies

What is in the injections?

Injections typically contain a combination of the following:

  • Lidocaine and/or Bupivacaine (local anesthetic)

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can also be added to the injection if appropriate

  • Sarapin - derived from the pitcher plant, a natural sensory nerve blocker without any known adverse reactions

  • Dedadron - steroid used for acute pain

How long do the injections last?

Every BODY is different. Relief can last from a couple of days to several weeks. Patients tend to experience a compound effect, noticing better and longer lasting relief each time they repeat treatment. A typical treatment regimen is weekly for approximately 8 weeks, followed by maintenance every 2 weeks or as needed. 

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Schedule a Consultation

Call us at (631) 909-3810 to schedule a consultation with Jennifer Sommerville who is a dually board-certified family nurse practitioner.

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Jennifer Sommerville, NP

Meet Jennifer Sommerville, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Jennifer Sommerville with her son, Steven Clarke, founded AEB Health for more holistic pain management solutions. Both Jennifer and Steven are dually board-certified family nurse practitioners. With a deep rooted understanding of both physical and emotional aspects of pain, they have curated a comprehensive approach that addresses not just the symptoms, but the underlying causes, fostering a journey towards holistic wellness. Their collaborative approach integrates evidence based medical treatments with alternative therapies, catering to the diverse needs and preferences of each individual.

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