Electrodiagnostic Exam: A Demonstration

A two-part electrodiagnostic test including nerve conduction and electromyography (EMG)

Joseph H. Feinberg, MD
Joseph H. Feinberg, MD

Medical Director, Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury
Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery

An electrodiagnostic test aids in the diagnosis of neurologic injuries as well as musculoskeletal disorders or dysfunction. This two-part test includes nerve conduction and electromyographic (EMG) studies to assess nerve abnormalities leading to conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and rotator cuff problems.

 

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