Electrodiagnostic Medicine

While tingling and weakness in the upper and lower extremities can be very troubling, we have the means to figure out exactly what is going on

About Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS) are electrodiagnostic tests that measure the electrical activity of muscles and nerves to determine if there is nerve injury or damage and identify the source of muscle weakness, pain or numbness. Common reasons patients are referred for an electrodiagnostic tests include cervical, thoracic or lumbar pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the upper and lower extremities.

What Electrodiagnostic Medicine Helps to Diagnose

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Nerve Complications

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the neck or back)

Reasons Why Electrodiagnostic Tests May Be Ordered

  • Limb Trauma

  • Muscle Weakness

  • Nerve Pain And Tingling

  • Numbness

  • Paralysis

  • Spasms

Electrodiagnostic Procedures Performed at Arthritis & Sports

  • Electromyography (EMG)

  • Nerve Conduction Studies

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