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Old 10-04-2006, 05:43 PM   #1
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EMG Test

My Dr. is ordering an EMG test for my right arn/shoulder. Can anyone tell me what to expect?

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Old 10-06-2006, 06:01 AM   #2
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Re: EMG Test

have you had this emg yet??and what kind of injury do you have to your arm???

Old 10-06-2006, 06:10 AM   #3
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CatieCupCake******** i ahve had several upper and lower. first they put little sticky things on kind of like in an EKG. they give you a little jolt. most kind dr.s tell you what to expect and wehn. uncomfortable. depending on the damage it would depend on how painful it is. then they stick fine needles in strategic spots to check muscle damage. the only one i had that truly hurt was on my left bicep. have an impinged rotator cuff and lots of cervical injury. bicep was also injured so it was very tender when i had it done, just 3 weeks post-injury. have extreme weakness in my tricep so i couldn't feel anything he did back there.

Old 10-07-2006, 09:01 PM   #4
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Re: EMG Test

Im getting an emg tomorrow (monday) i had a total shoulder surgery and i only got 30% usage of my left arm.Might need surgery again.All this stuff and im only 26 yrs old

Old 10-08-2006, 01:53 PM   #5
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Angry Re: EMG Test

i need an EMG for a winged scapula

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