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emg test

Posted by maria on 8/14/04 at 10:07 (157834)

ill be going for a emg test to check nerve damage from my open planter release 3 month ago .surgery incision was on inside of ankle now my dpm said to have them check for sencery not motor nerves and the only nerve he said to check is postibia nerve PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT OTHER NERVES SHOULD I HAVE CHECK I DONT HAVE insurance and dont have 300 for consutation with neurogist now when i tap on incision i feel a electric shock going threw the incision area PLEASE ADVISE

Re: emg test

Ed Davis, DPM on 8/14/04 at 15:19 (157867)

The testor who performs the EMG/NCV will know precisely which nerves to test -- that is his/her job. One of the nerves to be teated will include the posterior tibial nerve.

Re: emg test dr ed

maria on 8/15/04 at 09:16 (157953)

i dpm said only posterior nerve and neurologist will only do what doc says on referal please advice on which other nerves