NCU Testing centres in Saltlake

NCS - Nerve Conduction Study

NCU Testing centres in Saltlake


  • Nerves control the muscles in the body by electrical signals and this impulse make the muscles react in specific ways. NCS or Nerve Conduction Study is a non-invasive test which measures how well and how fast the nerves can send electrical signals.


Pre Procedure:

  • There is nothing in particular to be observed before the procedure. There are no dietary restrictions also.

  • Please avoid wearing any metallic jewelry / accessories / belt etc.


During Procedure:

  • You are settled comfortably in an area where your privacy is respected throughout the procedure. 

  • You are asked to lie down. All metallic objects, watches, jewellery etc needs to be removed.

  • The technician will place electrodes on the affected limbs after disinfecting with gel. 

  • A very small amount of current is applied to measure the electrical signals in the nerve.

  • You may feel some discomfort / slight pain depending on how strong the electric impulse is. Technician will give as much gap between stimulations.


Post Procedure:

  • The technician will remove the electrodes as well as clean the gel well using cotton & tissues.

  • Reports will be issued in an hour at the reception.



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