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In honor of Child Health Day, we’re taking a look at recent pediatric research done at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion. Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, shares … More…


Q1. What are your thoughts on kids specializing in one sport at an early age and how much more at risk are they for repetitive use injuries from the demands … More…

Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. My 15-year-old son plays football and one of his teammates injured his shoulder. Is it common for adolescents to get shoulder surgery for major injuries? Shoulder injuries in teenagers are … More…

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April 22, 2014 at 5:34 pm

Did you know that Electromyography (EMG) is a form of electrodiagnostic testing that is used to study nerve and muscle function? Dr. Joseph Feinberg, Physiatrist, says: “There are two parts to EMG testing: a nerve conduction study and a needle exam for muscle testing. Both may result in some discomfort, but are usually well tolerated without the need for medication beforehand. EMG testing usually takes anywhere from 30 to 90 minutes depending on the condition being tested and findings of the study.” For more information on EMG testing, visit

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