Dr. Hulet Earned ECS Certification

EMG Solutions is pleased to announce that Dr. Randall Hulet has successfully passed his Board Certification as an Electrophysiological Clinical Specialist.  Earlier this year Dr. Hulet successfully completed the EMG Solutions’ Clinical Electrophysiology Residency inaugural cohort and became board eligible.  Dr. Hulet joins only 209 peers nationwide who have been certified by the American Board […]

Diabetes and Diabetic Neuropathy

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What is diabetes? In 2018, an estimated 34.2 million Americans had diabetes, which was 10.5% of the population of the United States. Out of the 34.2 million estimated to have diabetes, 26.9 million had been diagnosed with the remaining estimated 7.3 million being undiagnosed. It was also reported that 88 million Americans aged 18 and […]

EMG Solutions Shows Its Commitment to Education Again

On June 7th, Darin White, PT, DPT, ECS met with the physical therapy and occupational therapy students at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga for a morning of “shockingly” good fun and learning. Students were taught the basics of nerve and muscle physiology as well as nerve pathology followed by a lab experience in which each student […]

EMG Solutions is Committed to Education

On June 2nd, Quinn Millington, PT, DPT, ECS, OCS met with physical therapy students at Faulkner University for a morning of fun and education in clinical electroneuromyography (EMG/NCS). Students were taught on the basics of nerve and muscle physiology as well as nerve pathology. The lecture was  followed by a lab experience in which each […]

How Nerves Heal

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Nerves are responsible for how we think, move, feel, and interact with the world—essentially every aspect of our lives—so it is no wonder that the term “nerve damage” can be rather frightening. That fear is often compounded by the common belief that all nerve damage is permanent and irreparable. As an electrophysiologic specialist I test […]

Key NCS/EMG Components in Early Detection of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Advances in modern medicine have made earlier detection of some medical conditions possible allowing treatments to begin sooner for achievement of optimal outcomes. The purpose of this blog post is to suggest a few concepts identified in a review of the research literature highlighting key elements that may be beneficial in earlier detection and differentiation […]

Do I Have a Pinched Nerve in My Neck?

You have likely heard of someone complaining of a “pinched nerve” when referring to pain experienced in the neck or back that extends into the limbs. What exactly is a “pinched nerve” and how does it happen in the neck? What are the signs and symptoms of a pinched nerve? Who should you see if […]

Lessons and Tips for a Novice Electrophysiologist

You have been working as a physical therapist for years treating all sorts of conditions, but you are looking to specialize and set yourself apart from others while also expanding your future options. You are seeing the trend in physical therapy reimbursement and are looking for ways to help supplement or offset the decline. The […]