EMG Solutions provides electrodiagnostic testing services to obtain high quality data related to nerve and muscle systems to aide your physician in your diagnosis.
How To Prepare:
Clean Skin: No lotions or creams, oils, perfumes, or Vaseline anywhere on the body the day of the test.
Wear loose clothing: Providers need easy access to arms, legs, neck and back.
Be sure skin is cleaned thoroughly prior to the test.
Medications – No Mestinon or muscle relaxers.
All other medications may be taken as prescribed.
EMG/NCS will not affect pacemakers and defibrillators.
EMG/NCS does NOT require fasting. A normal meal schedule may be followed on the day of the test.
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Indications For Testing
Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and Electromyography (EMG) provide data that helps your physician identify conditions such as carpal tunnel and a pinched nerve in the neck or back. For a more detailed list please click Here.
History – Brief explanation of the symptoms and conditions that bring us together.
Clinical tests and measures including reflexes and brief test of muscle strength with other special tests to help clarify symptoms.
Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
Low levels of electrical current are applied to the skin to stimulate the nerve. We record the response from nerves and muscles.