Nerve Conduction Studies/Electromyography (EMG)
This important test of nerve and muscle function involves using electricity to test nerves and needles to record muscle signals. Although uncomfortable this test can very valuable to help diagnose your condition. Dr. Saperstein has completed advanced training and is board certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology.
Single Fiber EMG
This is a complex test that can be pivotal in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis and related conditions. Dr. Saperstein is one of only a few neurologists in the Valley who performs this testing.
Skin punch biopsy can be used to diagnose a condition called small fiber neuropathy. This in-office procedure takes only a few minutes to perform and requires only a couple of small pokes of local anesthetic. Dr. Saperstein is a recognized expert in the interpretation of this test.