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OrthoIllinois Spine Care Helps Industrial Service Technician Get Back to Life

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Richard went to his general practitioner to find out what the problem could be. His doctor performed an EMG test to help diagnose Richard’s condition.

An EMG or electromyography involves testing the electrical activity of muscles. The EMG revealed that Richard suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome as well as a cervical spine problem.

Richard’s doctor referred him to Dr. Brian Bear, a fellowship-trained shoulder, hand and arm orthopedic surgeon at OrthoIllinois for treatment of his carpel tunnel syndrome. Meanwhile, Dr. Bear referred Richard to Dr. Brian Braaksma, a fellowship-trained spine surgeon at OrthoIllinois Spine Care. Read more about Richard's successful recovery from a herniated disc.

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