1.Clinical Examination: The most important factor for ordering Nerve Conduction Studies, is properly diagnosing your patient. A thorough clinical examination should be conducted to establish sufficient evidence for diagnostic testing. Good working knowledge of the peripheral nervous system and training in Electrodiagnostic Medicine is important for physicians to make an accurate diagnosis.
NEURODIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE FOR ALL PHYSICIANS
3.Treatment Plan:An affective treatment plan is important for the rehabilitation of the patient. Dietery and Nutritional Plan Intake, Over-the-counter drugs NSAIDs, Prescription Drugs , Splints, Physical Theraphy, Massage Therapy, Exercises for flexibility and strength... Biofreeze Gel for pain relief, Hot and Cold Packs,Cortisone injection or cortisone pills. Surgery as last resort .
2.Type of Neuropathies:The most common neuropathies affecting your patients are Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (Cubital tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow).Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Peroneal nerve Entrapment at the knee, Femoral neuropathy, Sciatic neuropathy, Radial nerve lesion, Axillary or Musculocutaneous neuropathy,Brachial plexus lesions,Diabetic Neuropathy, PeripheralNeuropathies, Polyneuropathies, Alcoholic Neuropathies, Toxic neuropathies,
(Bells palsy Facial nerve entrapment),Neuropathy due to Drugs, Obturator nerve entrapment, Hereditary sensory neuropathies, polyneuropathies in diabetes, Polyneuropathies in malignant disease.Motor Neuron Diesese.