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What is basal joint arthritis? Basal joint arthritis is a common condition. In our modern life we don’t typically use our hands in such extremely rigorous physical work like working … More…


So You Jammed Your Finger?

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How many times have you hurt your finger during a volleyball or basketball game, family wrestling match, or even tucking in your sheets while making the bed? Sometimes it goes … More…

Mobile Phone In Hands

Have your thumbs sometimes shouted for attention when you go to grab the subway pole, grocery bag, tennis racquet, cast iron pot, smart phone, or after a particularly long day? … 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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