EMG: Myths and Facts

HSS Journal


Joseph H. Feinberg, MD

Joseph H. Feinberg, MD

Physiatrist-in-Chief, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-Medical Director, Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Excerpt
Electrodiagnostic testing, more commonly known as the EMG test, to many is a “black box.” It is a commonly ordered test that can provide very definitive information that is often not well understood. A large amount of information is usually provided, yet most clinicians relay primarily on the concluding statements, which may or may not be well substantiated.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 2, Number 1.
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About the HSS Journal
HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal, is published twice a year, February and September, and features articles by internal faculty and HSS alumni that present current research and clinical work in the field of musculoskeletal medicine performed at HSS, including research articles, surgical procedures, and case reports.

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