EMG (Electromyography) / NCS (Nerve Conduction Study)
A diagnostic procedure that assess the health of muscles and the nerve cells that control them (motor neurons). These test results can reveal nerve and/or muscle dysfunction or problems with nerve-to-muscle signal transmission.
Minor Skin Punch Biopsy
This test will tell your doctor if your skin has abnormal synuclein by visualizing the specific presence of the protein in the nerve fibers. The results can help your doctor determine if you have what is called a synucleinopathy which could be Parkinson’s disease. Your doctor will give you lidocaine to numb your skin & take 3 small biopsy samples in which they will be sent to a lab for testing.
Routine EEG (Electroencephalogram)
A 25 minute test that measures electrical activity in the brain using small, metal discs (electrodes) attached to the scalp. Commonly used to diagnose Epilepsy and other brain disorders.
Botox for Migraines & Dystonia
Botox is a form of botulinum toxin, a neurotoxin produced by the bacteria that causes botulism. When the Botox botulinum toxin is used in specific areas, it temporarily reduces muscle contractions for approximately 3 months.