Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Bahrain uses EMG (electromyogram)promotes electromyography for back pain

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Bahrain claims to have become only the second country in the world to employ electromyography as a non-surgical technique for the diagnosis of lower back and neck pain. Ghazi Sarhan, president of the Bahrain physical therapy association, who has used the technique to research back pain since May 2003, claims a success rate of 80-85% to date with the procedure. An electromyogram (EMG) measures the electrical activity of a muscle and thereby evaluates signs of blockage or slowing down of responses to nerve stimulation. It can additionally assess whether a muscle disorder is due to the muscle itself or is caused by a disorder of the nervous system.

Advertisement

Topics

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

MT057780

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel