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What is the difference between Electromyography (EMG) and

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What is the difference between Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS)?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome.

EMG is the study of the muscles and their potential to be stimulated by a nerve where as NCS is the stimulation of the nerve to see its actional potential and its ability to excite a muscle. Both are done at the same time and their results are correlated.

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