Disorders Commonly Diagnosed

Electrodiagnostic Tests (EMG/NCS) are useful for diagnosing a variety of peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, or muscle disorders.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Peroneal (Fibular) Neuropathy at the Knee
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy (“pinched nerve in the neck”)
  • Brachial Plexopathy
  • Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy (“pinched nerve in the lower back”)
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome
  • Other Generalized or Multi-focal Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuromuscular Junction Disorders

  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Muscle Disorders

  • Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Inflammatory Myopathy (i.e. polymyositis)