Course 5 – EMG and Needle Exam Principles

This course gives you a great introduction to the principles and technical aspects of Needle EMG examination, including the indications for needle EMG exams and how they compliment your nerve conduction study. The course will cover upper and lower extremity muscle anatomy, muscle localization techniques, needle EMG insertion tips and anatomical review of the needle examination of upper and lower extremity muscles as well as the cervical and lumbo-sacral paraspinals. We highly recommend that you begin with this course for a better understanding of needle EMG examination techniques in the courses that follow.