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EMG and NCV Testing

When you have an orthopedic condition that affects the nerves, Dr. Sammy Masri may use a combination of electrodiagnostic studies to help him accurately diagnose your injury. Electromyography (EMG) measures the electrical activity within muscles while nerve conduction velocity (NCV) tests measure how well the nerves work. They are typically performed at the same time to help diagnose nerve injuries and nerve compression conditions such as: Carpal tunnel syndrome Sciatica Cervical radiculopathy (pain that travels from the neck to the arms) Herniated disc Thoracic outlet syndrome (nerve pain in the shoulder) Ulnar neuropathy (nerve pain in the elbow)   What is EMG? Electromyography is a test that measures the electrical nerve impulses of muscles at rest[...]

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