What You Should Know About Nerve Testing and How to Prepare

July 5, 2021

At Precision Medical Group, we focus on nerve testing, specifically electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS). Doctors prescribe these tests so they can diagnose or rule out conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, and herniated discs. Patients may have symptoms including nerve pain, muscle weakness, numbness or tingling. How Does Nerve Testing Work? The…

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Talk to your doctor about pinched nerve symptoms.

Call Your Doctor if You Develop Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve

June 7, 2021

We’ve all heard the saying “no pain, no gain”. It’s usually used to encourage people to put up with temporary discomfort for long-term benefits. That’s fine, as far as it goes, but there are times when pain is a serious message from your body that something is wrong and requires attention. Pain from a pinched…

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Chronic Back Pain? It Could Be a Herniated Disk

May 3, 2021

There’s a lot to be said about self-reliance, individualism, and toughing things out. Sometimes that’s the only way forward. However, when it comes to chronic pain, these same characteristics can become your worst enemy. Pain is a signal from the body that something is not right. Chronic pain, especially in the back and especially when…

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Need Help Recovering from Lumbar Spine Disk Herniation? Try These 4 Exercises

April 5, 2021

A lumbar spine disk herniation can be very painful and cause neck and back pain, shooting arm pain, and tingling, numbness, or weakness in the leg, foot, or one arm. This condition occurs when the soft jelly in the middle of the disk slips out beyond the tough exterior of the spine. Surgery is generally…

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New Study Using fMRI Scans Sheds Light on Spinal Cord Function

March 1, 2021

The spinal cord is a vital part of the body, transmitting information back and forth between the various limbs and the brain. It’s only a centimeter and half in diameter, but its importance in the human body is huge. Proper spinal cord function is essential for health and wellbeing. Physicians and scientists have researched and…

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