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ECG:

An ECG is the short name for electrocardiography and measures the electric activity of the heart muscle.

ECG during exertion:

This ECG is made during physical exertion (for instance, during cycling) in order to evaluate any lack of oxygen to the heart muscle.

Ehler-Danlos:

is a hereditary disease with unusual laxity of the joint tendons and skin. This is also known as hypermobility of the joints.

Electrode:

is usually a small metal plate that is glued onto the skin in order to pass small electrical currents, such as in TENS.

EMG:

is the abbreviation for electromyography and is an examination that by means of special needles evaluates the function of muscles.

Epidural Space:

is the space between the firm membrane around the brain (dura) or spinal cord and the skull or spine.