What to Expect


  • Plan to be in the EMG lab for at least an hour. 
  • Wear loose fitting pants, skirts or shorts, and / or short sleeves, if your symptoms are in your legs or feet / arms or hands, respectively. 
  • Be prepared to change into a hospital gown, if needed. 
  • Socks and shoes are removed for leg studies. 
  • Please keep your hands and feet as warm as possible prior to the study. 
  • Bathe as usual prior to your appointment, but omit any lotions, creams, oil or Vaseline after bathing to improve your comfort and the chance for the clearest results.