Tag Archives: limb lengthening

Apr
23
2013
Limb Salvage

After a trauma that threatens the life of a limb, physicians’ first instinct is to save as much as they can. When the patient is stabilized and healed to a … More…

Jun
2
2011
Dr. Austin Fragomen, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1: What is the amount of difference between limbs where it becomes useful to lengthen? I have a one inch difference between my leg lengths and back in the 80s … 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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