Nerve conduction velocity

NCV

Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) is a test to see how fast electrical signals move through a nerve. This test is done along with electromyography (EMG) to assess the muscles for abnormalities.

Nerve conduction test

The nerve conduction velocity test is performed to evaluate nerve function. It tests the speed impulses travel through a nerve.

How the Test is Performed

How to Prepare for the Test

How the Test will Feel

Why the Test is Performed

Normal Results

What Abnormal Results Mean

Considerations