nerve conduction studies
At our Wexford Chiropractor office we suggest the use of nerve conduction studies to help understand your specific nerve impairment.
Back pain and neck pain can be caused by the lack of control over the nerves that run through the verterbra for a variety of reasons.
EMG or Electromyograms are used to measure the electrical activity of muscles when they are contracted. The Nerve Conduction Studies offered are able to measure how fast nerves can send messages and electrical signals.
Because nerves are in control of muscles utilizing electrical signals, it is important to know if your impulses are reacting correctly to the electrical stimulation that your body puts out. Nerve and muscle coordination or lack of coordination can cause abnormalities and pain within the back and throughout the body.
Leg pain, back pain and leg numbness may indicate a problem with the electrical pathways in your body. A nerve conduction study can help you find out how many of your nerves are affected and if your spinal nerves are working properly to control your arms and legs.
Nerve Conduction Studies are completed to understand a variety of diseases and damages such as:
If you suspect that you may be suffering from a nerve problem, contact our chiropractor office in Wexford PA today and schedule a consultation.