Author Archives: Dr. Struan Coleman

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The one thing that almost everyone will agree on when discussing America’s pastime is that it’s a really difficult game to play well, especially at the professional level.  A major … More…

Dr. Struan Coleman, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Will a hip arthroscopy fix a labral tear or will it eventually re-tear? Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat a number of conditions of … 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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