What is Electromyography EMG?

Category: Procedures

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See also: EMG Left Arm

Electromyography (EMG) is a technique for evaluating and recording the activation signal of muscles. EMG is performed using an instrument called an electromyograph, to produce a record called an electromyogram.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
0
Moderate
4
Mild
2
None
7

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Electromyography EMG

Pain 5
Hospitalization 3
Bruising 1
Discomfort 1
Injection site bleeding 1
Injection site bruising 1

Dosages

Adherence
Always
9 69%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
1 8%
Never
3 23%
Burden
Very
2 15%
Somewhat
5 38%
A little
2 15%
Not at all
4 31%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
2 29%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
5 71%
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4 patient evaluations for Electromyography EMG

bokocrew
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bokocrew
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 21
Condition: Hypermobility Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Hypermobility Syndrome

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May 3, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Diagnostic assessment: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Somewhat
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speechlessinseattle
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speechlessinseattle
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Aug 1, 2012 (Started Sep 30, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Diagnostic assessment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Yearly
Cost: < $25 monthly

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sista
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sista
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Mar 12, 2010 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: only one time,did not like it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: Do as needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: get it when needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Aug 2, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

May 12, 2009 (Started Aug 19, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness in legs: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Pain, Pain

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