Neurologists practicing at Neurology Network Melbourne specialise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of muscle disorders, including myopathies, muscular dystrophies and acquired muscle disorders. At our locations sub-specialists, whose principal practice is in muscle diseases or genetic myopathies ,evaluate patients. They have expertise in electromyography (EMG) and nerve conductions studies that are used to diagnose and monitor these conditions.

There are hundreds of different causes of muscle disorder, many of which require blood tests, EMG or even muscle biopsy to diagnose. Your neurologist will take you through the possible diagnoses and explain the tests that have been ordered.

Information Sheets:

What is a muscle biopsy?

EMG and nerve conduction studies: what are they?

For doctors:

NCS/EMG Request Slip

Related Websites:

Myasthenia Gravis:

Australian Myasthenic Association

Myasthenia Gravis Information