Author Archives: Dr. Swetha Pakala

Oct
31
2012

Anesthesia in International Health

by Dr. Swetha Pakala
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The World Health Organization has claimed “health is a human right” and therefore every human should be entitled to a healthy life and adequate healthcare.  Unfortunately, huge disparities in health … 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 http://www.hss.edu/conditions_emg-testing-a-patient-guide.asp.

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