Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

Nerve problems are very common issue affecting many people. Symptoms of a nerve problem include pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness. These problems range from carpal tunnel syndrome to pinched nerves in the neck or lower back. Our, physiatrist, Dr. Joseph P. Mulka, is specialty trained to diagnose nerve problems using a test called electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS). The results of this test are used to pinpoint the problem area and to help guide your treatment. Conditions that are frequently diagnosed by this test include:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck of lower back)

Muscle Weakness

Numbness and Tingling

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Peroneal Neuropathy

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome