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February Is American Heart Month – Let’s Create Awareness about CHD

February Is American Heart Month – Let’s Create Awareness about CHD

February is observed as “American Heart Month”, an ideal way to draw attention to the importance of promoting and maintaining heart health. Sponsored by the American Heart Association, the 2018 campaign is a special effort to increase awareness about coronary artery disease (CAD, also called coronary heart disease, CHD) and the importance of early detection, […]

FDA Approved Spinal Cord Stimulation Devices offer New Hope for Non-opioid Management of Chronic Pain

FDA Approved Spinal Cord Stimulation Devices offer New Hope for Non-opioid Management of Chronic Pain

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved two new spinal cord stimulation systems: the Senza II Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System from medical device company Nevro Corporation and Spectra WaveWriterâ„¢ Spinal Cord Stimulator System from Boston Scientific. Both devices are designed to provide superior paresthesia-free pain relief for patients. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) […]

How to Code for Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)?

How to Code for Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)?

Electrodiagnostic medicine (EDX) evaluation, which includes electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS), is an important component of the clinical evaluation of patients with disorders of the peripheral and/or central nervous system. EMG is performed to evaluate the health of muscles and the nerve cells (motor neurons) that control them. Nerve conduction tests identify nerve […]