The What and Why of What We Do

EMG Solutions was founded in 2003.  After 17 years in service with growth every year, we are filling our unique niche in the business/medical world. Realizing that many may not understand the what and why of what we do, we’d like to share a bit of the heart behind our business. Who We Are We are Doctors of Physical Therapy who have completed the additional education and training to become board certified in electrodiagnostic testing. This is no easy feat and we are proud of the hard work, long hours, and intense study we have accomplished. This means that we…

Case Study: Lumbar Radiculopathy

Recently a patient was referred to us with possible Lumbar radiculopathy. Emory Healthcare defines lumbar radiculopathy as a disease involving the lumbar spinal nerve root. This can manifest as pain, numbness, or weakness of the buttock and leg. Dr. Martinos performed an electromyograph (EMG) on the patient to learn more about the cause of this issue is. An EMG is defined as an electrodiagnostic testing technique. It is used evaluating and recording the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. When stimulating the fibular (peroneal) motor nerve with maximal recruitment, we should always have a greater amplitude at the most distal stimulation point. However, every now…