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2021 Jan

Ann Phys Rehabil Med



Botulinum toxin infiltrations versus local anaesthetic infiltrations in pelvic floor myofascial pain: multicentre, randomized, double-blind study.


Levesque A, Ploteau S, Michel F, Siproudhis L, Bautrant E, Eggermont J, Rabischong B, Volteau C, Perrouin-Verbe M-A, Labat J-J
Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 Jan; 64(1):101354.
PMID: 31981833.


Many studies have demonstrated a link between pelvic floor myofascial syndromes and chronic pelvic pain. Botulinum toxin has been extensively used for several years in the field of pain, especially due to its action on muscle spasm. However, the efficacy of botulinum toxin in the context of chronic pelvic pain remains controversial.