Why Do I Have Pain After A Emg?

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Definition

Electromyography (EMG) is a test that checks the health of the muscles and the nerves that control the muscles.

See also: Nerve conduction velocity test


Alternative Names

EMG; Myogram; Electromyogram


How the test is performed

The health care provider will insert a very thin needle electrode through the skin into the muscle. The electrode on the needle picks up the electrical activity given off by your muscles. This activity appears on a nearby monitor, and may be...

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