Girlie- yep , several EMG's are what I had years ago.
Whats this > NCS?
Nuero did rule out MS and Mathis Gravis (?) , before saying lyme does not exist (3 yrs ago).
Trick is finding a doc willing to image for impinged nerves. I might need to ask around the local community.
Nerve Conduction studies - was done at same appt as the EMG. One is little needles, the other is pads put on your skin
An EMG measures the electrical activity of your muscles.
A nerve conduction study measures how well and how fast your nerves can send those electrical signals.
An Electromyogram is done to help find diseases that are related to muscle tissue damage, damage to the nerves, or problems related to gaps that may be found between nerves and the muscles. Usually, an EMG is requested if your physician thinks that you might have herniated disc. It is also requested to rule out ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. It may also be requested for a certain illness called MG, myasthenia gravis. It will also help in finding weakness, paralysis, and even muscle twitching.
EMG: will show no electrical activity when the muscles are not being used. A smooth, wavy line will show on the recording if a muscle contracts.
NCS: will show that the nerves send electrical impulses to the muscles using normal speeds.
EMG: Abnormal wave lines will show on the recording if the muscle contracts.
NCS: will show that the speed of nerve impulses are slower than average. Although as a person gets older, these impulses are generally slower, but if someone has a nerve problem the speeds that would show on the recording would be slower.www.differencebetween.net/science/health/differences-between-emg-and-nerve-conduction-studies/
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