Electromyography: Parts Of The Body Involved
Electromyography (EMG) measures and records the electrical activity of a muscle. The test can record a muscle's electrical activity at rest or during a muscle contraction.
An EMG is often done with nerve conduction studies. These studies can analyze the electrical activity in your nerves.
EMG of the Shoulder
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Last reviewedJune 2013by John C. Keel, MD
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