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EMG Testing

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NCS/EMG studies stands for nerve conduction studies and electromyography. This is an electrical test of your nerves and muscles. The purpose of the test is to localize where your symptoms are coming from & assessing the severity of your symptoms. Radiating pain, numbness and tingling, and/or weakness can be indicative of performing the studies.

The results of testing can be a great tool for your doctor, and it is very important to help in managing your plan of care more effectively. It highlights one of the ultimate evidence-based practice. The NCS/EMG studies are safe, reliable, accessible & cost effective.

The preparation for the test is minimal. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and do not wear any kind of skin creams or moisturizer. The electrodes may not stick well.

It is not painful! The well-trained experienced specialist will make it as easy as you may imagine.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, do not hesitate to contact us to schedule the evaluation and the test for you:

  • Neck Pain radiating to your shoulders and arm
  • Back pain radiating to your hips and legs
  • Tingling and numbness sensation of your hands or feet
  • Arm or leg weakness
  • Burning sensation of your hands and feet

 

NCS/EMG can be a helpful tool for a variety of conditions: (For example)

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bulging Discs (Neck and Lower Back)
  • Diabetes
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Drop Foot
  • Neuropathy
  • Joints Pain (Neurological source)

If for any reason, your insurance plan does not cover it, ask about the cost effective offers we may have for you.