What Is An EMG?
Electromyography (EMG) is a test done in a doctor’s office that looks at the electrical signals your muscles make both when they are at rest and when they are being used.
What Is A Nerve Conduction Study?
A Nerve Conduction Study is a test done in a doctor’s office that measures how fast and how well the body’s electrical signals travel down your nerves.
Are an EMG and Nerve Conduction Study Test right for you?
Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Tests are usually paired together to see if you have a condition that impacts your muscles, nerves or both. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, an EMG and/or nerve conduction test may be right for you: Paralysis, muscle weakness, tingling, cramps, twitching or numbness in your arms, legs, hands, feet, face.
What Are The Results Of an EMG and Nerve Conduction Study test?
Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Tests can be done in your provider’s office. You might feel a little pain or cramping during an EMG test. During a nerve conduction study, might feel a bit tingly or the feeling of a mild electrical shock.
If your test results come back as abnormal, this may be an indication of issues ranging from carpal tunnel syndrome to herniated disks and muscular dystrophy. Your doctor will discuss all aspects of the testing process and your results.
EMG and Nerve Conduction Study Tests in OKC
For patients in our Oklahoma City clinics, OK Pain Doc provides you with expert EMG and Nerve Conduction Study tests. Contact us to book an appointment or learn more about Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Tests and whether they are the right fit for you .