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EMG Testing Near Dearborn, MI

EMG Testing Near Dearborn, MI

Are you or a loved one living with a condition that causes muscle or nerve pain that has yet to be diagnosed? Electromyography, or EMG, for short, is a diagnostic procedure used by the Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine that can help Dearborn, MI, residents get some clarity on their conditions. Used to diagnose everything from carpal tunnel to neuropathy, EMG testing has been around since the 1950s and continues to advance and provide more accurate diagnoses every day. However, this method can seem a bit confusing to anyone who has yet to undergo it. Therefore, join us below as we strip away the mystery and prepare you for an EMG Testing appointment at The Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine.

What Conditions Can EMG Testing Diagnose?

Several conditions can benefit from EMG testing for Dearborn, MI residents. Conditions that affect your peripheral nerves, spinal column, muscle disorders, and those surrounding the connections between muscles and nerves are the most common. A few treated at The Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine include:

  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Nerve compression syndromes (like carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Pinched nerves
  • Cervical (neck) radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Myasthenia gravis

Treatable Conditions from the Experts at Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine

  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures Treatment
  • AC Joint and Tendon Tears Treatment
  • Ankle Pain Treatment
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Bone Pain Treatment
  • Bursitis Treatment
  • Chronic Inflammation Treatment
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment
  • Elbow Pain Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Injury Treatment
  • Foot Pain Treatment
  • Herniated Discs of The Spine
  • Hip Injury Treatment
  • Hip Pain Treatment
  • Joint Pain Treatment
  • Knee Injury Treatment
  • Knee Pain Treatment
  • Ligament Injury Treatment
  • Ligament Strains
  • Lower Back Pain and Spinal Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation Treatment
  • Meniscus Tears in the Knee
  • Muscle And Tendon Sprain and Strain Treatment
  • Muscle Pain Treatment
  • Muscle Strains from Sports and Other Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder Treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Treatment
  • Neck Pain Treatment
  • Nerve Pain Treatment
  • Neuropathy Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis And Degeneration of Joints
  • Other Pains Involving Bone, Joints or Tendons
  • Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
  • PRP For Hair Loss Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Tears in The Shoulders
  • Sacroiliac (Si) Joint Dysfunction Treatment  
  • Sacroiliitis / Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction Treatment
  • Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment
  • Sciatica / Lumbar or Lumbosacral Radiculopathy Treatment
  • Sciatica Treatment
  • Shoulder Pain Treatment
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
  • Spine Pain Treatment
  • Spine Trauma Treatment
  • Tendinitis Treatment
  • Tendon Injury Treatment
  • Treatment for Tendonitis and Bursitis
  • Treatment for Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
  • Tension Headache Treatment
  • Torn Tendons and Ligament Treatment
  • Treatment After Auto Injuries
  • Treatment For Internal Derangement of Knee Cartilage
  • Treatment For Knee Cartilage Lesions
  • Treatment For Muscular Weakness
  • Treatment For Shoulder Injuries

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Treatments That Benefit From EMG Testing

EMG testing is just the first step on your healing journey and will likely inform the doctor of the type of treatment you will need to receive. Here at The Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine, we have several options available to help your body heal naturally and avoid the need to undergo surgery.

Prolotherapy is a non-surgical ligament and tendon reconstruction and regenerative joint injection.

Nerve pain stimulation works similarly to EMG testing and stimulates the nerves via electricity.

Stem cells are a productive and relatively new procedure, which acts as a natural catalyst that uses your body’s own cellular building blocks to recover damaged tissues.

How An EMG Procedure Works

So, what can a Dearborn, MI resident expect from EMG testing? Intended to test the responsiveness of the electrical signals sent from your brain to the muscle nerves, EMG tests are minimally invasive and require a few injections to insert electrically sensitive needles. Still, they do not cause much pain and often don’t require pain management before or after the procedure. Once the electrodes are inserted, the doctor will likely ask you to flex and move around the offending muscle to test the electrical conductivity of the nerves as the brain sends signals. As our muscles do not conduct electric signals while at rest, movement is vital, and you may be asked to do several different movements for an accurate reading. EMG testing can take anywhere from 60 to 90 minutes, depending on the responsiveness of your muscles.

After EMG testing, you may experience some soreness in the affected muscles. This soreness is normal and should not require any further treatment. In extreme cases, you may want to take over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications to help with recovery, but nothing else will be needed.

Thomas Nabity Jr., MD
Thomas Nabity Jr. MD
Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Thomas Nabity Jr., MD 

Dr. Thomas Nabity works with frustrated patients suffering from pain who are motivated to find an alternative to drugs and surgery. Even if you think you have tried everything and have no option, Dr. Nabity is here to tell you that we can eliminate your pain and give you back the ability to do the things you love to do. He helps people in chronic pain who are looking to alternatives to drugs and surgery who want natural solutions to pain relief and long to be in control of their health once and for all. (Read Full Bio)

John Santa Ana, DO
John Santa Ana, DO
Regenerative Medicine Specialist

John Santa Ana, DO

Dr. Santa Ana is Board Certified in PM&R and Electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a physician specializing in Interventional Sports, Joints, and Spine treatments. Dr. John received his medical degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and his specialty training in PM&R at The Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC. He is a Veteran and was a physician in the US Army, treating our Nation’s heroes’ musculoskeletal conditions and getting them back in the fight. Dr. John is also experienced in EMG Testing with over 10 years of Electromyography (Read Full Bio)

Dr Farhat DO
Robert Farhat, DO
Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Robert Farhat, DO

Dr. Farhat is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Pain Medicine. Dr. Farhat has integrated Regenerative Medicine into the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions for the past several years, but has now joined Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine in order to provide a comprehensive approach to non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions. He is considered an expert in non-surgical spine care, but treats all musculoskeletal conditions. (Read Full Bio)

Curt Wimmer
Curt Wimmer, MD
Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Curt Wimmer, MD

Dr. Wimmer has now joined Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine in order to provide a comprehensive approach to non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions. He is considered an expert in interventional pain management with an extensive resume in the medical field. (Read Full Bio)

For The Best EMG Testing, Visit The Michigan Center For Regenerative Medicine

There is no better place for pain relief for residents near Dearborn, MI than The Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine. We have numerous treatment plans available, each tailored to your specific conditions. Early intervention is essential for many conditions, and the sooner you take action, the better it will be for you. To schedule an introductory appointment, give us a call now at (248) 216-1008 or go online and fill out our contact form.

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