Synopses & Reviews
Surface EMG is a popular tool used by physical therapists, occupational therapists, and chiropractors in both assessing and treating a wide range of neuromusculoskeletal disorders. This book provides the basics of surface EMG. It addresses such questions as what is EMG? Why use surface EMG? When and how is it used? Featuring a complete Atlas for Electrode Placement, the book introduces electrode placement strategies for various disorders, understanding and interpreting the surface EMG signal, and basic formulations for treatment strategies. Each chapter includes clinical examples to orient the practitioner to surface EMG's potential use.