Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA Department of Family Medicine, Larner Medical College at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA Adirondack Rehabilitation Medicine, PLLC, Queensbury, New York, USA Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
Abstract: Accurate assessment of neuromuscular disorders is critical to facilitate timely treatment and achieve the best outcomes. Historically, electrodiagnostic (EDX) studies have filled this role, but recently, neuromuscular ultrasound (NMUS) is being used in the EDX lab. This review discusses the uses of NMUS in the EDX lab that have strong evidence, emphasizing those that could be adopted in a typical EDX lab with a reasonable level of equipment and training. Read More