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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Curious too about the audio portion of the needle testing. When my muscled were relaxed with the needle in them (foot, ankle, thigh, thumb, arm, shoulder) everything was about perfectly silent, then when I flexed the muscle at the neuro's request- major static). Is the silence during rest a way...
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Praise Jesus- EMG came back normal. Still am very curious about the atrophy in the hand. Neuro said she saw some slower reflexes in my ulnar nerve- indicative of some nerve compression, but other than that- all clean. I believe as Wright would say Clean EMG=NO ALS. I am thankful indeed.
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    thank you for the responses. I have an appt. with a neuro tomorrow afternoon. God-willing it will be nothing but good news.
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Thanks for the initial responses all. and Yes, I have been guity of seeing Dr. G. I do have an appt. with a neuro tomorrow afternoon. Hope to see a good report God-willing.
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Additionally, when I flex my hand muscles the "atrophied" hand's muscles are definitely softer and not as hard/tense in a flexed state as my left... does this constitute weakness?
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Sorry folks, a couple more symptoms- I've been getting heart palpitations maybe 6-12 a day- mainly when lying down like a beat or two skip. I've had an EKG and they said it was textbook a month ago. Also, the vertebrae in my spine are very sore to the press. My wife presses on each one and they...
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    also, my son was in the ER last night for something that was mild, and I had an ER doctor look at and feel my hand, and he definitiely said there was atrophy.
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    35 year old male with worry over symptoms

    Hi, I am an active 35 year old male. About a year ago I was playing tennis 4 nights a week or more. I began noticing that the CMC joint (the joint of the thumb where it meets the thenar muscle in the palm) in my right thumb (I'm right handed) was swollen and painful and it seemed as though the...
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