Nerve Conduction Studies

Nerve conduction study (NCS) is a diagnostic test used to measure how fast electrical impulses move through the motor and sensory nerves. It is used to differentiate between nerve and muscle disorder. It is used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome, Guillain-Barre syndrome, herniated disc disease, etc.

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Why do I have chronic back pain with tingling and numbness in my left leg?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old. I have chronic back pain. I would like to have a second opinion about my last MRI scan. I have chronic back pain for the past five years. I have tingling and numbness in my left leg with pain on my big toe for the past three months. My report has the following feature...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Keyword - back pain Hello, Ideally I would have like to see the films myself as the interpretation of an opinion without clinical examination findings had a limited value. It is obvious from the report that the Neves care not being compressed either in the canal or in the lateral recess. The probl...  Read Full »

Can tibial fracture result in peroneal palsy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a tibial shaft fracture and the doctors placed an intramedullary rod for the recovery. It has been two weeks. SLR and knee flexion are good. But, I am unable to actively dorsiflex. My doctor said it could be a common peroneal palsy and suggested for a nerve conduction test after fou...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tibial shaft fractures are usually not known to cause peroneal nerve palsy. Did you have the problem with dorsiflexion of the foot before the rod was placed?¬†This may have been difficult for you to remember, but your doctor should have checked and documented this in ...  Read Full »

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