Electromyography and nerve conduction studies of the lower extremity: uses and limitations.Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2006 Jul; 23(3):531-43.CP
Electrodiagnostic testing (EDX), the combination of electromyography and nerve conduction studies, is a useful extension of the physical exam. In the proper clinical context, it can help distinguish between the various nerve processes that may contribute to foot pain. This article discusses those processes, their clinical presentation, and the relative usefulness of EDX for each.