Category: Exremeties

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 101

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On April 10, 2017
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a very common condition that I see in my office every week. The main cause of CTS is increased pressure within the carpal tunnel, which consequently applies compressive force to the median nerve. The increased pressure upon the median nerve causes nerve ischemia (restriction in blood flow to the nerve), […]
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Improve Tennis Elbow with this easy exercise

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On January 26, 2017
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My new favorite piece of exercise equipment has got to be the Flex bar. I have  many patients coming into the office complaining of tennis elbow symptoms which are actually the result of  using the ‘mouse’ on a computer. Thera-Band® FlexBar® is a flexible, durable resistance device with a ridged surface for enhanced grip during […]
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Wrist Pain? It may be TFCC…

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On July 26, 2012
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Introduction Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injuries of the wrist affect the ulnar (little finger) side of the wrist. Mild injuries of the TFCC may be referred to as a wrist sprain. As the name suggests, the soft tissues of the wrist are complex. They work together to stabilize the very mobile wrist joint. Disruption of […]
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