Category Archives: Neuropathy

EMG /NCS test

A patient’s guide to EMG testing

How are EMG tests performed? Electromyography (EMG) is a neurological test that measures muscle and nerve response to electrical activity, used to identify neuromuscular abnormalities. The EMG procedure may be performed on an outpatient or inpatient basis. These tests are performed in two ways: Nerve Conduction Study: This test examines how well the nerve is […]

EMG testing

What Is EMG Testing?

Muscle injuries and nerve damage can leave you with serious pain and hamper your mobility, but modern technology has made it easier to detect and treat problems. Find out more about EMG testing below: What is it used for? EMG stands for electromyography—a type of testing that is used to evaluate nerve and muscle function. […]