This is a recording of a muscle's electrical activity. It is also known as an EMG.
An electromyogram, or EMG, is a recording of a muscle's electrical activity.
During an EMG, very thin needles with electrodes are inserted into the muscle being tested.
An EMG may be done in a doctor's office, EMG lab, or hospital.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
After your EMG, you should understand home care instructions (including medications and side effects), follow-up plans and symptoms to report to your healthcare provider.
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