Soft tissue injuries are difficult to diagnose, and MRIs cannot help with sprain and strain injuries.  Emerge’s Electrodiagnostic Functional Assessment (EFA) Test is designed to objectively diagnose and identify the location, extent, nature and age of soft tissue injuries. Our EFA technology is registered with the FDA as a Class II Medical Device for musculoskeletal disorders.

Emerge's EFA Devices

How the Electrodiagnostic Functional Assessment (EFA) Test Works

Emerge’s EFA Test is a noninvasive and non-loading diagnostic evaluation that combines five American Medical Association accepted tests into one comprehensive, objective and reproducible evaluation that includes:

  1. Range of motion
  2. Functional assessment
  3. Pinch strength
  4. Grip strength
  5. Electromyography (EMG)

Emerge Diagnostics offers EFA testing, EFA-STM Program and Doctor Triage Programs.

EFA Evaluations focus on identifying the  age and extent of sift tissue MSD conditions to offer better diagnosis and management.

What is the EFA Soft Tissue Management (EFA-STM) Program?

The EFA-STM Program is a bookend solution that measures current and new employees before and after workplace incidents to assist in determining if there is a work related change in condition and to offer site specific treatment options.


Why It’s Important to Measure Current and New Employees Pre-injury

The baseline test is not read, which avoids ADA complications.

How the EFA-STM Program Works

A baseline assessment is performed with current employees and new hires, and the unread data is immediately stored in a secured database. The baseline assessment is only read when an incident occurs and a post-injury assessment is performed.

The EFA-STM Program Provides a Comprehensive Bookend Solution

As a comprehensive bookend solution, the EFA-STM Program is a recommended best practice to accurately distinguish compensable acute workplace injuries and/or exacerbation of pre-existing injuries from chronic, unrelated conditions. 

Doctor Triage

Emerge Diagnostics has partnered with DoctorNow to offer a customized DoctorTriage and Virtual Wellness Clinics to enhance the Electrodiagnostic Functional Assessment Soft Tissue Management (EFA-STM) Program.

The purpose of this program is to offer companies and employees access to doctors for work related injuries on a 24/7 basis. The triage doctors are experienced with the EFA program that targets better care for musculoskeletal conditions (MSD). The specialized doctor triage company focuses on MSD conditions and facilitates the bookended EFA-STM program by offering round the clock triage. In addition, the program offers virtual