Tag Archives: baseball

Oct
3
2011
baseball pitcher

Major League Baseball’s Playoffs began this weekend. Physical Therapist Mickey Levinson has training tips to prevent injuries in aspiring pitchers. 1.    Limit the number of pitches thrown in a game. … More…

Jul
11
2011
baseball injury prevention tips

The Boys of Summer are getting ready for the Home Run Derby and All Star Game tonight and tomorrow. For those of us playing this summer, we are thinking: “Put … More…

Apr
13
2011
Dr. Lawrence Gulotta, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. I had treatment for a rotator cuff tear about 10 years ago. I will have to have surgery again for another tear I sustained. Can you tell me what … 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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