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Synchronized swimming

I am currently providing medical care to the U.S. Olympic swimming team in London.¬† After a domestic training camp in Knoxville, Tennessee, we left the U.S. on July 14 and … More…


Today the 2012 London Olympic Games open. The first day of competition, July 28, features swimming, which is always one of the highlights of the Olympic Games. I will be … More…

Dr. Scott Rodeo, Orthopedic Surgeon

Selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to join its medical team, Hospital for Special Surgery sports medicine experts, orthopedist¬†Scott A. Rodeo, MD, and physical therapist John Cavanaugh are among a … 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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