Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment for intial paper
Please avoid using any creams or lotions on the day of the test.
Inform your doctor if you have a pacemaker or
other electrical device.
Your test will take approximately 45 to 60 minutes.
Take all your medications as you normally would.
Bring or wear
loose fitting clothing. For neck and arm studies it is helpful to wear a sleeveless shirt. For back and leg problems,
Let us know who your primary doctor is so we can forward a copy of the test results.
Plan to resume
normal activities after the procedure.
Electromyography (EMG studies) and nerve conduction velocity tests (NCV studies)
help to determine the nature and cause of your problem. We first start with a complete health history, a physical examination
and discussion of your symptoms. Dr. Miller then performs EMG and NCV tests. EMG tests the electrical activity
of the muscles, while NCV evaluates for damage, disease and impingement of nerves by measuring the speed and strength of the