Non-invasive diagnostic studies that we perform in our practice include anatomical and physiological studies such as Digital Xray, Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve conduction studies (NCV), and Ultrasound.
In some cases, minimally invasive diagnostic studies such as diagnostic blocks may be necessary to establish or confirm a medical diagnosis.
The goal of these different types of diagnostic studies is to help
diagnose your medical condition and help identify the source of your painful medical condition. goal is to restore function, improve strength, range of motion and endurance as well as decrease
This study is performed in order to evaluate injury or disease of muscle tissue, nerve roots and peripheral nerves in patients who complain of pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, or other neuropathic symptoms. Such disorders include Diabetes, Thyroid disorders or other metabolic conditions, Peripheral neuropathies, Entrapment neuropathies, Carpal tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Herniated disc, Trauma to nerve or any suspected neuropathy (nerve damage).
Our physicians use state-of-the-art, fully digital and computerized Xray equipment network system loaded with the latest digital technology that provides the best available image quality and allows your physician to access, read, and diagnose your condition at any time and from any location.
This testing modality allows the visualization of images of vessels, muscles, tendons, ligaments, bursae, joint capsules, peripheral nerves, scar tissue, and the articular cartilage surface of large and small joint. In addition to its diagnostic value, it is also commonly utilized for needle guidance for the aspiration (drainage) or injection of large and small joints to enhance accuracy and outcome.