Improvements to the Minneapolis parking ramp second and third floors are scheduled for Friday evening through the weekend. If your appointment is scheduled between Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:00pm and Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:00am at our Minneapolis office, please park on the first level of the parking ramp.
Take the elevator or stairs inside the building if your appointment is on a higher floor. Thank you.
These studies measure and record electrical activity from the muscles and nerves. They are most often used to assess symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness.
Part of the study may involve small needles that are inserted into the muscle. Mild electrical shocks are given to stimulate the nerve. You may experience some discomfort during the tests, but they generally are not painful. These tests take less than one hour.
To prepare for an EMG, please do the following:
You may take over-the-counter pain medication if you wish, as they do not affect test results.