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Abnormal EMG
Jan 18, 2015
... Normally, the way it works for EMG is the neurologist will have a plan of the muscles they intend to test. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 18, 2015
... ted above the elbow level he mentioned that it was normal everything went abnormal once he started testing below the elbow. Am I correct to assume that if it was ALS it would have been abnormal above the elbow as well? ... (5 replies)
... She showed me the numbers the columns that indicate als were normal she stated that this is not als by this test which makes me Think I caught it early . She says it's still reversable And it is outside of nerve . ... (6 replies)

Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... ometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. These are generally normal in motor neuron disease such as ALS until late in the disease course where the absence of motor neurons causes decrease in the motor amplitude. ... (5 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... w abnormal muscles. He told me that be had noted ulnar and median nerve damage. I had an elbow injury and surgery 7 years ago. I asked if the damage shown on the EMG was from that. He said that the EMG notes nerve damage but not where it stems from. ... (5 replies)
... t's own isn't necessarily significant of anything. Fibrillations couples with positive sharp waves are indicative of acute denervation. Do you have a copy of the EMG with the muscle report on it? ... (6 replies)
... Hi Chuck I went back for a second emg amd the nerve damage has increased it shows muscle irriation this time. She said no als . but of course im still twitching. Im a wreck. starting iv abx and Ivig . Hope the lyme is killed off and this is not what I think. ... (6 replies)
... The pain and discomfort you mention is not found as a presenting symptom in ALS unless it is associated with severe cramping due to upper motor neuron involvement which doesn't sound like the case for you. ... (4 replies)
... NCV done the first part of November at KU Med Center in KC by the head of the ALS clinic there. The EMG was normal except for fasciculations consistent with BCFS. I had a question about the clinical exam that was performed. ... (2 replies)
... Overall, if this were an ALS study you would see signs of ongoing denervation and you'd see changes across more than one nerve. ... (6 replies)
... I been twitching in calves 9 months. January my emg showed borderline .. results of Hi Chuck GOd Bless YOU. ... (6 replies)
... eed advice from Pals. I respect you all and need help,. i think drs are not telling me that i may have early als. I been twitching in calves 9 months. January my emg showed borderline .. results of emg can you explain why its not als study... shows peroneal motor nerves reponses and f waves are normal . ... (6 replies)
... what he thinks hes leaning towards mri of back spine neck because the shooting pains i get in my buttox to foot maybe sciatica, cause ive heard theres no pain in als so thats what he told me so hell call me later this week so what do u think chuckstr? ... (6 replies)
... As I said, none of the "feeling" stuff is indicative of ALS at all nor is alternating legs or any of that. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you so much chuckstr you sound so much like a expert i really appreciate it the time you took to reply but also i just wanted to add im seeing the nuerologist wich i sake a second opinion from a month ago wich he told me i have no chance of mnd im seeing him tuesday cause he wants the first neurologist i seen that performed the emg nov 11th he wants to c the emg readings... (6 replies)
... so "feeling" symptoms aren't part of the disease. If you passed the clinical examination then you don't have clinical weakness and the number of people with ALS without clinical weakness, especially at your age is very, very small. ... (6 replies)
... My name is brandon im 27 gna be 28 tomorrow i have been dealing with this als scare for 3 months now because my body dosent feel right i just feel ill mentslly and physically legs feel weak arms and hands tounge looks atrophied twitches sometimes twitches everywhere so i went to see to nuerologists and both said i dont have als i have no hyperflexia no babinski no hoffmans i... (6 replies)
Nov 14, 2014
... An EMG will detect signs of ALS involvement even before symptoms occur. ... (1 replies)
Nov 14, 2014
... constantly tensing up. Last night I noticed that I am starting to lose dexterity in my right hand, as if it is becoming stiff. I went to a neurologist who did an emg and he said there are no signs of ALS but I have slight carpul tunnel in both wrists and that the twitching is probably related to anxiety. ... (1 replies)
... ok..i had an emg done about 2months ago...restults are... ... (7 replies)

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