I have 2 disc protrusions c5-6 and c6-7 impinging the c6 nerve root biliaterially. I saw a neurosurgen today that told em that he thought I could benefit from a surgical procedure. He was suggesting a fusion. In the mean while I am being sent for a EMG. He told me he was hoping that the EMG would come back normal; but told me that if it didnt he would still move forward with the surgery, due to the Mri severity of the protrusions. My question is why would having a EMG come back as normal be more of a signal for a Neurosurgen to proceed with Surgery? Wouldnt you think that a abnormal results would mean surgery was more necessary ? Am I listening to the right Doctor ?
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