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EMG room

With state-of-the-art clinical trial facilities and advanced diagnostic facilities, our certified technologists are experts in Electromyography (EMG), and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS). Your technologists are friendly and highly-trained experts who will help you feel at ease during the whole process.

Electromyography (EMG)

Electromyography is a test to check the activity of your muscles. This is commonly done by inserting a small needle electrode into the surface of the muscle, which is used to help diagnose nerve compression from the neck or back (radiculopathies), neuropathies, muscular dystrophy, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. We use the natural electrical activity in the muscle recorded at rest and with minimal contraction to check muscle responsiveness. This test usually lasts for 20 to 30 minutes.

Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)

In comparison to electromyography, a nerve conduction study is a test for sensory and motor nerve activity.

Your neurologist or technologist will place two separate electrodes on your skin over the nerve or muscle and then apply a mild electrical stimulus at some point away from those electrodes. The speed of transmission and the electrical response from the nerve or the muscle is measured and calculated.

You may feel a mild stinging sensation on your skin during the test. Once the stimulation is over, the computer will record the result. The test takes between 20 and 30 minutes as well as the consultation time with the physician if required. » Read more

Last updated on: May 7th, 2021