An electromyogram, or EMG, is a test that measures the electrical activity of the muscles both at rest and during contraction, explains WebMD. The nerve conduction studies often done during the test measures how fast and... More »

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Electromyography, or EMG, measures the electrical activity of the nerves that send signals within and between muscles, called motor neurons, and shows a decrease in electrical activity if nerves are damaged, according to... More »

An EMG test should not be very painful. If patients feel pain during testing, they should inform their examiners, Johns Hopkins Medical suggests. At times, pain distorts test results. More »

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An electromyography, or EMG, is a test that is use to determine the health of muscles and to record their activity. Muscles usually produce an electrical current when active, as stated by MedicineNet. More »

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Electromyography, or EMG, measures the electrical activity of the nerves that send signals within and between muscles, called motor neurons, and shows a decrease in electrical activity if nerves are damaged, according to... More »

To treat pain after an electromyogram, or EMG, test, WebMD suggests pressing an ice pack on the aching region for 10 to 20 minutes with a thin cloth placed between the ice and the skin. It also helps to take naproxen, ib... More »

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Electromyography, or EMG, measures the muscle's response or electrical activity in response to a nerve's stimulation of the muscle, states John Hopkins Medicine. Doctors use the EMG neurological test to detect neuromuscu... More »

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