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Emg: painful?
May 14, 2002
... I'm waiting for my insurance to o.k my emg i've heard it hurts real bad? ... (3 replies)
... Back in mid Dec. I was sent to a workers comp dr to have an EMG test for carpal tunnel. That test came back negative. I was told I should see a neurologist. ... (5 replies)
... went totally numb and I found that side was hugely painful to test compared to the other one which I didnt find bad at all to have done. ... (3 replies)

... My First And Second Emg's Were Negative But I Had The Release On The Left Hand In Agd Of 06, After Surgery I Had Emg Again And The Results Were Worse. Now The Dr Thinks Its The Ulnar Nerve And I Am Going For Another Emg Next Week. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Maria If you have moderate/severe CTS then be assured that the NCV/EMG testing is nothing compared with the pain/tingling/numbness of CTS. All they do is stick some electrodes on your hands/arms & send a bit of current through it to see how the nerves respond. They measure the distance between the electrodes too. All quite interesting really & really weird when you see... (2 replies)
What is an EMG
Jun 21, 2005
... EMG and NCT are usually done together. It isn't the worst thing in the world, but it is very annoying and slightly painful at times. Some people tolerate it better than others. Me included but it still was no walk in the park. ... (2 replies)
Aug 3, 2016
... People who have had the EMG several times under different people administering it know that the experiences can be very different! ... (5 replies)
Jul 31, 2016
... I had an EMG 2 weeks ago and it was a complete joke. ... (5 replies)
EMG test ?
Jan 25, 2008
... my elbow down to pinky finger everytime I bent my elblow or anything touched the elbow. That has thankfully passed but still the very sore achey arm. Dr wants an EMG test...honestly I'm scared as I have heard its quit painful. Could anyone share their experiences with this test? ... (3 replies)
Another Emg
Sep 26, 2007
... I wentfor the emg, this time it wasmore painful,and the dr stuck a needle in the fleshy part of the hand by the thumb. And proceded to give me electric shocks.theother 2x ihad it no needles were involved. Today my hands are extremely stiff amd in more pain. He says thehands areworse. I said imagine if i was still working,i would be in splints 24/7,as it is i wear them during... (36 replies)
... and the ulnar damage was so painful that simple things like loading the dishwasher was enough to bring me to tears. ... (5 replies)
... of them, which I found to be very painful but not bad enough for me to call it quits LOL. ... (11 replies)
... Hi there! I'm having an EMG done 11/11 and was wondering how the procedure would go; was it painful? Just a bit nervous. Just from the physical exam; my doc thought the carpel tunnel was pretty much moderate to severe. Thanks, Maria (2 replies)
... I had an EMG a week ago for numbness in my ring and little fingers on one hand, and painful carpal tunnel-like symptoms on the right hand. It was done in 2 parts. First was a nerve conduction test. The Dr. simply put put test leads on my skin and applied little electric "shocks". Don't worry, it is no worse than banging your funny bone. The second part was the needle test.... (8 replies)
... Hi Everybody I had the tests done a couple of months ago for Ulnar nerve entrapment. Maybe I'm a bit weird but I found the whole procedure fascinating & was quite amused to watch my fingers jump without me actually moving them. :) My hands did bleed when he stuck the needles in but no more than if I jabbed myself whilst sewing & no more painful. What doesn't impress me... (8 replies)
... I had an EMG a few weeks ago. I found it to be unpleasant, but not especially painful. I was more freaked out that I might have nerve damage. ... (8 replies)
... I just had one a week ago. The doctor sticks needles in your muscles various places, like your forearm, between your index finger and thumb, and I forget where else. He said the needles are only a little larger than acupuncture needles. It didn't make me bleed I don't think. Then he makes you move your muscles, like by pressing against the doctor's hand or something. And it's... (8 replies)
... she could give me a consult to a EMG Clinic. She did. ... (3 replies)
... First off let me tell you it's NOT painful. But it's weird. The person doing it will put sticky tabs on different parts of your arms. The tabs have wires that attach to a machine. He (or she) hits a button on the machine and you see your fingers fly up in the air without you trying to do it yourself. You'll feel a current go through your arm. Like I said, it's not... (2 replies)
... just a constant dull ache in my hand and forearm, wich occaisional tingling. I was referred to a neurologist who conducted a nerve conduction study as well as an EMG and both showed that I had severe compression in both wrists. ... (2 replies)

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