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Category Archives: Procedures

  1. MRI 101

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been a significant innovation for evaluating orthopedic pathologies. The imaging modality allows us to see a three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of particular body parts. CT scans provide a similar 3D image; these are used in orthopedics to show bone information mostly. However, the MRI shows more details about soft tissue structures. …

  2. What is Electromyography (EMG)?

    Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic procedure to test the health of the nerve cells that control the muscles in your body. These cells are called motor neurons. They transmit electrical signals that cause muscles to contract and relax. If the motor neurons are not functioning properly, then symptoms like pain, tingling, and numbness might affect…

  3. Meet Dr. Sandra Maguire

    South Shore Orthopedics is proud to have Dr. Sandra Maguire join our practice as one of the only specialists in electromyography (EMG) in the area. Dr. Maguire is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and board-certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine….