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EMG needle stick location on back?

Hi,
I had an EMG test on my back about two years age. The doctor placed the sticker on my lower back about an inch from the center of my spine. When the needle went in it felt like it was going in from the center of my spine. When the test was done I was bleeding; the Dr. was wiping the blood off my back. I later looked at the spot where the needle stick went in and it was very close to mid spine. The very next day, my right upper leg from waist to knee, on the outside became pins and needles numb and has constantly been numb to this day. I have to take pills like neurontin that only somewhat help. The same doctor repeated the same test and the results showed problems at the spot where the first test showed normal. My question is could the needle have curved even more toward my spinal cord when it went in? or was the doctor wrong to place the sticker too close to my spinal cord?
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