Pf ncs testing-for_earlier_detection_of_neuropathy_and_radiculopathy

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Pf ncs testing-for_earlier_detection_of_neuropathy_and_radiculopathy

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  3. 3. http://www.hqbk.com/ 1-718-769-2521on gross myelin loss. EMG, for example,depends on nerve demyelination/degenerationwhich takes a long time to detect, and there isless chance that it will show up in the tests aspositive. EMG/NCV is guided by the physicalexam, which is why it is unsuccessful indetecting the source of pain. Nerve conductionstudy on the other hand does a thorough NCSmeasurement and can predict radiculopathyand neuropathy much earlier. • Effectively Detects the Severity of PainIt can effectively measure the damage causedby the nerve or the nerve group. This helps thephysicians to customize the treatment andprioritize areas based on severity of the pain.It effectively singles out the damaged nerveand quantifies the lesions numerically. This isone of the reasons why it can identifyneuropathy and radiculopathy well in advance. • Independent Measure for PainWhen trying to identify the source of pain,physicians usually ask the patient to point outthe area where they are experiencing the pain.Studies show that as pain increases, sensitivitydecreases which means that the patient is less http://www.hqbk.com/ 1-718-769-2521
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