Sports Therapy

Athletes Corner – Achilles Tendonitis

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On April 3, 2017
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Did you know that Achilles tendonitis is the most common injury in sports requiring running and jumping? Achilles tendonitis is an inflammatory condition that involves the Achilles tendon and/or its tendon sheath. Achilles tendonitis is the most common overuse injuries reported in distance runners.Although Achilles tendonitis is generally a chronic condition, acute injury may also […]
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Ice vs Heat- The Great Debate

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On March 6, 2017
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So many of my patients come to my office confused on whether or not ice or heat is best for their injury. Most understand that a sprained ankle needs ice if its swollen but when do injuries benefit from heat? This post should help you make the right decision for your next injury. There are […]
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How to effectively use the foam roller to reduce muscle stiffness

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On December 27, 2016
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I am a total believer in giving patients active rehabiliation exercieses to do at home to help maintain muscle function. I have been recommended foam rollers to my patients more and more over the last year. They are great tools, which mimic myofascial release techniques and have been shown to increase range of motion and […]
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Chronic Groin Pain? May be a Sports Hernia

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On December 21, 2016
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Groin pain is a common complaint in athletics and a source of frustration for many athletes and clinicians alike. The incidence has been reported as high as 5% of all athletic injuries1 and often is poorly understood due to its potential complexity of etiologies. One of the most difficult causes of chronic groin pain to […]
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Shin Splints – How to prevent that annoying pain in the legs

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On December 12, 2016
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Published studies have shown that shin splints account for 6-16% of all running injuries. Some researches consider shin splints to be the most common cause of leg pain among young athletes. Shin Splints also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, is an overuse or repetitive-stress injury of the shin area. The most common complain of […]
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Little League Elbow

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On December 5, 2016
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What is Little Leaguer’s Elbow? Little leaguer’s elbow is an overuse condition seen in adolescent baseball player’s, hence the name, that can be a cause of pain located on the inside of the elbow (medial). With too much repetitive throwing of a baseball the growth plate on the inside of the end of the elbow, […]
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Stress Fractures 101

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On November 21, 2016
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One of the most common injuries in sports is a stress fracture. A stress fracture is an overuse injury. It occurs when muscles become fatigued and are unable to absorb added shock. Eventually, the fatigued muscle transfers the overload of stress to the bone causing a tiny crack called a stress fracture. Stress fractures often are […]
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Get Ready for Fall Fintess

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On September 11, 2012
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Fall, can be a great time to start a fitness program  because for most parents it is the start of a new year and why put things of until January 1st. Start now and create good habits that will carry through the winter months . I found this great article by Barbara Russi-Sarnataro which offers […]
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Heat Stroke and Athletes

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On July 19, 2012
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With our record breaking warm weather this summer, it is important to know the signs of heat exhaustion especially in young athletes. Even the most highly conditioned athletes can become victims of heat stroke if they don’t take special precautions when exercising in hot, humid weather. Heat stroke is the most serious of all heat-related […]
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Get Ready for the Golf Season!!

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On April 23, 2012
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The Chiropractic Office is thrilled to be a part of the upcoming Ultimate Golf Seminar. The expert panel will provide both experienced and non-experienced golfers with tips and tools to improve their game while reducing the risk of injury. Please join us Saturday May 5 from 4 to 6pm at the SweatShop Union 2857 Sherwood […]
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