electromyograph


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electromyograph

 [e-lek″tro-mi´o-graf]
the instrument used in electromyography.

e·lec·tro·my·o·graph

(ē-lek'trō-mī'ō-graf),
An instrument for recording electrical currents generated in an active muscle.

electromyograph

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-mī′ə-grăf′)
n.
An instrument used in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders that produces an audio or visual record of the electrical activity of a skeletal muscle by means of an electrode inserted into the muscle or placed on the skin.

e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′ic adj.
e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·my·og′ra·phy (-mī-ŏg′rə-fē) n.

e·lec·tro·my·o·graph

(ĕ-lek'trō-mī'ō-graf)
An instrument for recording electrical currents generated in an active muscle.

e·lec·tro·my·o·graph

(EMG) (ĕ-lek'trō-mī'ō-graf)
An instrument for recording electrical currents generated in an active muscle.
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For example, an electromyograph may be used to check and control muscle tension to treat tension headaches and back pain.
Erdelyi, Sihvonen, Helm, and Hanninen (1988) measured the EMG of the upper trapezius during typing and found that electromyograph (EMG) activity level decreased as the keyboard height was lowered.
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Kinesthetic sense dealing with muscles and limbs (electromyograph).
However, she did not perform any surface electromyograph (EMG) studies on the workings of the muscles and, therefore, was unable to discuss the causes of the myofascial pain.
* The electromyograph (EMG) uses painless, non-invasive electrodes attached to the skin by an adhesive strip, and it accurately records electrical activity in the underlying muscles both in rest and in function.
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