Braden earned his doctorate at the University of Kentucky and his board-certification through the ABPTS. He is proud to be a part of the Bluegrass Birth Collective, and shares clinic space with his wife (and women's health expert extraordinaire!) Dr. Ashley Plowman, PT, founder and CEO of New Mom Guru. www.newmomguru.com
The most commonly know focal compression is compression of the median nerve at the wrist, also known as carpal tunnel syndrome. Along with locating focal compressions, electrophysiologists can also determine compression severity and help provide a prognosis.
Compressions of the nerves in the back or neck can present in a variety of ways. It is up to your electrophysiologist to find patterns in their exam to help determine which nerve root level(s) is likely being affected.
Commonly referred to as simply "neuropathy", polyneuropathy is a degenerative process of the protective coating around the peripheral nerves. It has a very specific presentation in an electrodiagnostic test, which can be an integral part in determining patient treatment.