McPherson Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of EMG (electromyography) to our community. These procedures will be offered and performed by James A. Issac, MD.
EMG services with NCT are offered every 1st and 3rd Wednesday with reports being generated on the same day of service. NCT testing without EMG will be offered on a weekly basis.
McPherson Hospital’s Outpatient Neuroscience Services provide excellent, professional care in our conveniently located health care center, all equipped with state of the art diagnostic capabilities. With each study you can expect superior quality, prompt report generation, board certified physician interpretations, technologist with extensive experience and rapid accessibility with convenient service.
Digital EEG Testing
This study is a neurological test that uses an electronic monitoring device to measure and record electrical activity in the brain.
Nerve Conduction/EMG Testing
These studies are specific tests designed to detect diseases and disorders of the nerves and muscles.
COMMON USES FOR EEG
Refining or changing medications
Changes in behavior
Infection of the brain
Chemical disturbances that affect the brain
Degenerative neurological diseases
COMMON USES for NCT/EMG
Neck and shoulder pain
Lower back pain
Nocturnal discomfort in the extremities
Pain and numbness of the extremities
Onset of weakness
Scheduling an Appointment
The following information is needed:
1. Order from the primary care physician (diagnosis, procedure)
2. Referrals and any significant paperwork (pre-certification)
3. Ordering physician
4. Interpreting physician (if a physician is not designated, one will be assigned for the interpretation)
5. Type of study
To schedule an appointment, please call:
McPherson Hospital Respiratory Care Department
or fax at: