Femoral nerve EMG study

Posted by jcholt23 @jcholt23, Dec 18, 2022

Which muscles should be tested during an EMG study, for femoral neuropathy, especially when hip flexion is absent?

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Hello @jcholt23, Welcome to Connect. I don't really have an answer for you but I do think that's a great question for your doctor. If you want to learn about the different EMG tests, here's a site that gives the details on the different nerves tested including the femoral nerve – https://teleemg.com/manual/lower-extremity-nerves/the-femoral-and-sciatic-nerves/.

You might find the following article helpful for learning more about the condition.
— Femoral Neuropathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis:
https://www.healthline.com/health/femoral-nerve-dysfunction
Do you have an EMG study schedule?

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@johnbishop

Hello @jcholt23, Welcome to Connect. I don't really have an answer for you but I do think that's a great question for your doctor. If you want to learn about the different EMG tests, here's a site that gives the details on the different nerves tested including the femoral nerve – https://teleemg.com/manual/lower-extremity-nerves/the-femoral-and-sciatic-nerves/.

You might find the following article helpful for learning more about the condition.
— Femoral Neuropathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis:
https://www.healthline.com/health/femoral-nerve-dysfunction
Do you have an EMG study schedule?

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I believe I am scheduled for an EMG in February when I have an appointment with Neurology thank you for your comments and suggestions

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Omg, I recognize what im looking for. Please help.
I have meralgia paresthetica now for 5 months and my symptoms are severe!!! No quality life.. I am in Arizona and cannot find a surgeon inside the state so far that is familiar with procedures pertaining to the a branch of the Femoral nerve called the LCFN. Lateral cutaneous femoral nerve or LCFN, LCN.
I went to mayo , walked in emergency with the worst abdominal pain I'd ever felt up to that point in my life. Turns out after experiencing a variety of variations of severe yet different sense pain. If I told you all the symptoms its unbearable , unbelievable even to me if I was hearing it unless one has had or worked closely with those with nerve entrapment it's impossible to understand is what I'm learning. I am still looking for specialist among specialist that is familiar with the the femoral nerve surgically?
Oh yeah I have something I can share on the femoral nerve.

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@goodairgus

Omg, I recognize what im looking for. Please help.
I have meralgia paresthetica now for 5 months and my symptoms are severe!!! No quality life.. I am in Arizona and cannot find a surgeon inside the state so far that is familiar with procedures pertaining to the a branch of the Femoral nerve called the LCFN. Lateral cutaneous femoral nerve or LCFN, LCN.
I went to mayo , walked in emergency with the worst abdominal pain I'd ever felt up to that point in my life. Turns out after experiencing a variety of variations of severe yet different sense pain. If I told you all the symptoms its unbearable , unbelievable even to me if I was hearing it unless one has had or worked closely with those with nerve entrapment it's impossible to understand is what I'm learning. I am still looking for specialist among specialist that is familiar with the the femoral nerve surgically?
Oh yeah I have something I can share on the femoral nerve.

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@goodairgus, you might wish to see the helpful posts and connect with other members with meralgia paresthetica in this related discussion:
– Meralgia Paresthetica https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/meralgia-paresthetica/

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