Electromyography

Alternative Names

EMG; Myogram; Electromyogram

Definition of Electromyography

Electromyography (EMG) is a test that checks the health of the muscles and the nerves that control the muscles.

Review

Daniel B. Hoch, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/27/2010

Electromyography

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