Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Study (EMG/NCS) Laboratory at UW Hospital and Clinics
The Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Study (EMG/NCS) Laboratory at UW Hospital and Clinics is one of the largest laboratories in the area.
We see more than 1,900 patients per year, referred to us by nearly every specialty.
We offer the latest in electrodiagnostic testing with state-of-the-art equipment and perform diagnostic procedures from the routine nerve conduction studies and EMG to the more complex electrodiagnostics such as:
- Neuromuscular junction testing
- Single fiber EMG
- Laryngeal EMG
- Autonomic studies
- Movement disorder analysis
Reasons for Referral
Patients of all ages are referred to the EMG/NCS Laboratory for a wide variety of reasons, which may include:
- Muscle – atrophy, weakness, cramping and abnormal muscle enzymes
- Repetitive motion injury
- Athletic injury
- Neck, back and extremity pain
Our advanced interpretive methods can diagnose ALS, anterior horn cell disease, spinal muscle atrophy, polio, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, myopathy (polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis, metabolic), neuropathies (hereditary neuropathy, CIDP, Guillain-Barre, diabetic neuropathy, compression and entrapment neuropathy), radiculopathies (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral), plexopathies and cranial nerve disorders.
Experts in Their Field
At the UW Hospital and Clinics EMG/NCS Laboratory our medical are experts in developing and utilizing the latest in testing protocols. Our electrodiagnostic procedures are subject to continual quality evaluation and improvement, not only in testing sensitivity but in patient safety and satisfaction. Our devoted clinical staff has expertise in neuromuscular, neurology and rehabilitation medicine. We are committed to the pursuit of knowledge and as such actively participate in teaching medical residents from Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine specialties from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
UW Hospital and Clinics EMG/NCS Laboratory offers patients a complete electroneurodiagnostic encounter including a directed patient medical history and an individually designed nerve conduction and electromyography study.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (608) 263-7247.