Information for patients
You have been referred to our clinic by one of your physicians/clinicians for Electrodiagnostic testing (Drs Leblond and Partyka) or for a Physiatry consult with a focus on musculoskeletal pain,  spasticity or Botulinum injections  (Dr. Partyka). 

EMG (Electromyography) and NCS  (Nerve conduction studies) are techniques used to assess the function of your muscles and peripheral nerves. These studies will help determine whether symptoms of numbness, tingling, pain and weakness are caused by a nerve or muscle disease. The tests are well tolerated are are fully covered by Alberta Health.

For further information regarding these tests you can follow the "What are EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies" link in green and watch the video. 
Should you have questions regarding your appointment please call Rita our Medical Office Assistant.

Test results will be reviewed with you and a complete consultation report will be sent to your referring physician within a week.
Remember to

  • confirm your appointment 
  • arrive 15 minutes early
  • bring your list of medications
  •  a pair of shorts and a T-shirt

For referring clinicians

Please send your referrals by fax or mail. We will send you a detailed consultation report by fax typically within 7 days of your patients visit. Critical results, will be reported immediately by phone to your office.

If you have an URGENT referral please call the clinic and we would be happy to discuss the patient with you. Please follow the links for a copy of our referral forms for download.