Needle electromyography records the electrical activity occurring within a particular muscle.
Nerve conduction studies measure conduction in nerves in response to an electrical stimulus.
Both are essential in the investigation of diseases of nerve (neuropathy) and muscle (myopathy).
Repetitive nerve stimulation tests are important in the evaluation of disorders of neuromuscular transmission, e.g. myasthenia gravis.
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