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    Fourth EMG - Update

    Couldn't wait until the end of the month. Had a fourth EMG done on Friday Aug 2nd with a Neuro Chiropractor. A two-hour EMG, no NCS. He was very thorough and explained and recorded the results as he tested the muscles. He found large MUPs and large polyphasic MUPs in most muscles, a giant MUP...
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    Do I have ALS?

    Hi, This another one of those posts; first of all bear with me (and I thank you dearly for it) as I've read quite a lot of topics in this forum and I'd like an answer for my doubts; I am mainly asking since goggling gives either unreliable sources or mixed results. But first of all I'd like...
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    question about hyperreflexia

    Hi again, just to briefly reintroduce my story, I have had several EMGs in recent months. Some were normal, others were not. I have had classic UMN symptoms - hyperreflexia (4+), spasticity, heavy legs, pain... Here is a summary of my "worst" EMG, of my arms back in November: EMG of my arms...
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    new to the forum - my story

    This is my first post. I apologize in advance for its length. Any feedback would be appreciated... I'm 41 and have been a runner my whole life. This summer, I noticed that I was having to stop in the middle of runs to re-stretch my calves. Other than that, I felt fine. I just chalked it up...
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    new here...just looking for some answers...

    Hello Everyone, I'd like to start in advance by saying thank you to anyone who takes the time to read and/or respond to my post/question. Like many others who have come and gone, I have been experiencing worrisome symptoms for some time now and finally have decided to get some input from...
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    Fascikulation in Emg

    I am wondering if anyone knows about the importance of fascikulations showing up on emg? I have twithing mainly in my legs, but when my emg was done, I cold not feel them and the neurologist said that there were no sign of them on the emg. the test came back normal, but the big question for me...
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    Troubling symptoms and a rough few months.

    Hello all, Thank you in advance for taking time to look at my post. I am 22 about to turn 23 and recently found out I am going to be a father. Seven years ago I was diagnosed with central sleep apnea. A massive battery of tests were performed of every variety, all of which turned up clean. About...
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    emg confusion and your thoughts

    Been trying to figure out what's wrong with me for the past 6 months. All this seem to have been kicked off after taking an otc supplement betaine hcl to increase stomach acid to improve digestion. It's been a really scary time. The doctors are not sure what's wrong. Does this sound like...
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    Emg/nvc

    Hello- I posted here a few times and everyone on the forum is very helpful, and very kind to offer answers, advice, and their opinion. I wanted to get clarification on a recent EMG/NVC study that I had performed at UCLA by Dr. Graves and his fellow. Is it standard practice to only "spot check"...
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    what are fibrillations

    I am knew here, What are fibrillations, I have fasticulations which i just saw my doctor about , like flickers that occour when my muscle is at rest sporadically, but I aslo get these things like quivering muscle when I flex my calve if you put your hand on the flexed calf muscle you can feel...
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