Specialist in EEG & EMG Tests in Lansdowne & Dulles, VA
Electroencephalograms are commonly used to discover abnormalities in the electrical signals that the brain puts out while functioning. These tests are usually used to diagnose things like epilepsy, dementia, and more.
Learn more about the EEG procedure from the University of Essex:
Electromyography is used to diagnose motor / neurological problems by tracing the signals that motor neurons transmit through the body's nervous system. EMG uses one of the two systems:
- Surface EMG, using dermal scanners that read electric signals from the skin
- Intramuscular EMG, which uses a needle to directly track electric signals in the muscle
Learn more from EMGLaboratory.com:
Dr. Seth Tuwiner performs EEG and EMG analyses at the Virginia Center for Neuroscience.