Neurophysiology

Neurophysiology assesses the function of the nervous system, including the central (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral (arm, trunk and leg junctions between nerves) nervous systems. The London Orthopaedic Clinic offers peripheral nerve assessment through Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS).

For more information on EMG/NCS, please see the Patient Information leaflet below or contact our Patient Services Team on 020 7186 1000.

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June 6, 2016

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  • Sciatica

      What is sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe any kind of pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is comprised of several nerves that branch out from each side of the lower spine. These nerves merge together to form the sciatic nerve, which runs through the […]

  • Whiplash

    What is whiplash? Whiplash is a type of neck injury caused by a sudden unexpected backward and/or forward jerking movement of the head, resulting in damage to the soft tissues (e.g. muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves) of the neck. Although whiplash is most commonly associated with motor vehicle accidents, it can also be caused by other […]

  • Hand Therapist Receives Royal Recognition

    Katherine Butler is the hand therapist for The London Orthopaedic Clinic and is based at King Edward VII’s Hospital. She was presented to HRH The Prince of Wales at The Royal Society of Musicians as he opened the Society’s new building in London. Katherine is an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL and Plymouth University and […]