What is an EMG test?
EMG stands for Electromyogram which loosely translated means electrical testing of muscles but in fact has come to mean electrical testing of nerves and muscles.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neurone disease (MND) and Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a specific disease which causes the death of neurons controlling voluntary muscles.
Back & Leg Neuropathies
Q & A: Physicians answer questions on neuropathies affecting the back and the legs.
Carpal Tunnel (CTS) & Ulnar Nerve Neuropathies
Q & A: Physicians answer questions on neuropathies affecting the carpal tunnel and ulnar nerves
Q & A: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are responsible for breathing and moving parts of the body, including the arms and legs.
Neck & Arm Neuropathies
Q & A: Physicians answer questions on neuropathies affecting the arms and the neck.
What are low back or neck radiculopathies
In this video Dr Joe Jabre board certified Neurologist discusses low back and neck radiculopathies.
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes numbness, pain and tingling in the hand and arm.
What is Diabetic Neuropathy
In this video Dr Joe Jabre board certified Neurologist discusses Diabetic Neuropathy
What is Lou Gehrig’s disease or ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
In this video Dr Joe Jabre board certified Neurologist discusses ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease
What is Meralgia Paresthetica
Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh
What is Peroneal Neuropathy
The peroneal nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve, which supplies movement and sensation to the lower leg, foot and toes. Common peroneal nerve dysfunction is a type of peripheral neuropathy
What is Radial Neuropathy
Radial neuropathy is a type of mononeuropathy which results from acute trauma to the radial nerve that extends the length of the arm.
What is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS), also known as posterior tibial neuralgia, is a compression neuropathy and painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel.
What is Ulnar Neuropathy?
Ulnar neuropathy is a disorder involving the ulnar nerve. Ulnar neuropathy may be caused by entrapment of the ulnar nerve with resultant numbness and tingling