In healthy individuals, nerves and muscles generate electrical signals to communicate with the brain. Injury or disease can affect nerves and muscles and disrupt this communication, causing pain, weakness, numbness and other symptoms throughout the affected area.
Electro-diagnostic testing (EMG/NCS) is performed to diagnose, rule out and differentiate variety of nuerological conditions such as Cervical Radiculopathy, Brachial Plexopathy, Entrapment Neuropathy, Ulnar Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Radial Neuropathy, Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, Plexopathy, Foot Drop, Peripheral Neuropathy, Sciatic Neuropathy, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Facial Neuropathy, Bell's Palsy, and Myasteria Gravis.
Dr. Hanan is a skilled, board certified physician with specialized medical training and education in electro-diagnostic testing.
Certification - Awards:
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center National Doctor’s day physician’s Recognition Award 2013
New York Medical College Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Certificate of appreciation in recognition of contribution to the teaching and training of residents 2012-2014.