Electromyography is one of the basic examinations that identify dysfunctions in the nervous system and muscles. It does not require any special preparation of the patient.
How much time will the examination take?
An EMG examination usually takes from several minutes to an hour.
What is the EMG examination?
An EMG examination usually begins with a short history of the patient and neurological examination . The patient then lies down on the bed and electrodes are connected . Assessment of muscles begins the patient being at rest, then in slight tension, and finally at full tension.
Is the examination painful?
A feeling of discomfort may be felt.