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How do I get a test nerve? I need nerve

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How do I get a test for subsclapluris nerve? I need nerve testing done
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
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you would have to consult with a neurologist to get nerve conduction studies of the subscapular nerve
this nerve can be difficult to get at so you might need the help of a shoulder surgeon to get to the nerve so the neurologist can perform the nerve conduction study.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12166080
http://www.elsevierhealth.com/media/us/samplechapters/9781560534334/Chapter_6_Special_Nerve_Conduction_Techniques.pdf
the suprascapular nerve originates just distal to the formation of the brachial plexus’ upper trunk and is composed of nerve fibers from C5–C6
so an MRI scan of the cervical spine and brachial plexus and shoulder are important to study the sup
the subscapular nerves are innervated by the posterior division of the brachial plexus
have you had MRI scans of your cervical spine and brachial plexus and shoulder with a high resolution 3 tesla MRI scanner with IV contrast?