What are the possible complications of trigger point injections?

Updated: Nov 03, 2020
  • Author: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Complications may include the following [2] :

  • Vasovagal syncope
  • Skin infection
  • Pneumothorax
  • Needle breakage
  • Hematoma formation

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