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  • What is a Electromyography (EMG) Test?
    December 1, 2017 | Videos

    Electromyography (EMG) tests are performed to evaluate nerves and muscles. These tests use computerized equipment to calculate the rate at which your nerves conduct electrical impulses. They also provide information for your doctor to select the most effective treatment plan for your specific diagnosis.

  • Spine Health: How to Understand an X-Ray
    November 14, 2017 | Videos

    Here you will obtain a better understanding when it comes to reading X-rays, which are necessary in order to properly diagnosis your back pain symptoms.

  • What to Expect: Getting an MRI
    October 11, 2017 | Videos

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that utilizes a magnetic field & pulses of radio wave energy to make photographs of organs & structures inside our bodies. In many cases, MRI provides distinctive information about structures in the body to diagnosis a medical condition. Here, we go through the entire MRI procedure so you know what to expect.

  • Find out how to prepare and what you can expect to happen at your CT scan. Also, find out what the difference between a CAT and a CT scan are.

  • Physicians refer straight leg testing as a neurodynamic exam, assessing your reaction to man-made pressure and how your neurological tissue reacts to that pressure. The straight leg raise test is essential in order for your doctor to properly diagnosis the potential diagnosis of a disc herniation.