A 39-year-old female asked:
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my emg said i damaged the sensory part of the radial nerve in the forearm! what does the numbers mean on the test? 26 it should be 50 or higher! :(

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Dr. Brian Kelly
31 years experience Neurology
Conduction velocity: The numbers relate to the speed of conduction of the nerve. There are expected values in the arm (usually above 49). Slowing in an area relates to injury.
Answered on Jan 18, 2014
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