Category Archives: Neuromuscular Disease

What is a EMG/NCS and why am I having one?

What are EMG and NCS? Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS) are two tests used to help diagnose nerve and muscle disorders.  EMG measures electrical impulses in the muscles and NCS measure the speed and intensity of electrical signals … Continue reading

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What is Neurology?

Many neurology patients don’t realize the full extent of what neurology covers.  Neurology is the field of medicine that studies the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord and the body’s complex network of nerves.  Illness or injury can affect … Continue reading

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Do you know your Body Mass Index?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful measure to assess whether your body weight is below or above what is normal according to your height and weight.  Low BMI can be associated with anemia and a weakened immune system.  High … Continue reading

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About Peripheral Neuropathy: Symptoms and Signs

There are some common signs to be aware of even though every person can have a unique experience with peripheral neuropathy. Along with some numbness and tingling the “stocking and glove” sensation can be one of the first symptoms to … Continue reading

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Dystonia

Dystonia is one of the most common movement disorders. Dystonia can be as common as “writer’s cramp” or “musician’s cramp” or it can affect other parts of the body and muscle groups…read more.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Have you experienced on-going numbness or tingling in you hand or wrist while working on you computer? You may have a condition called Carpel Tunnel Syndrome or CTS…..read more

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Sciatica

If you are between the ages of 30-50 you are more likely to be affected by sciatica……read more

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Bells Palsy

Even though approximately 40,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy every year the specific cause of Bell’s Palsy is unknown…read more

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