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Are your prescription medications interfering with your fitness goal?

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On March 20, 2017
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Thanks to the online blog by Precision Nutrition, I have been provided with a great summary on some of the side effects of  very common medications. These are medications that many of patients are currenlty taking without realizing the effect they may be having on weight loss and overall fitness. If you are currently taking […]
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Rotator Cuff Injuries

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On April 25, 2013
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  The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that surround the humeral head (ball of joint). The muscles are referred to as the “SITS” muscles-Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres minor and Subcapularis. The muscles function to provide rotation and elevate the arm and give stability to the shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint). The supraspinatus is most […]
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Why young girls should play sports

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On February 3, 2013
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  I spent part of last weekend watching my 5-year-old niece play in her first year of soccer. The field was full of 5 year old kids running, kicking, tripping and just having a good time. Aside from the giant smile on my niece’s face, I really enjoyed seeing the amount of young girls playing. […]
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Get ready for raking with these safety tips!!

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On October 9, 2012
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Raking your lawn involves a number of different activities including: bending twisting, reaching and lifting. Improperly performing these activities can lead to injuries. In 2008 nearly 28,000 people suffered injuries from raking which required treatment (from US Consumer Product Safety Commission). With these simple tips you may decrease your chance of injury: 1.) Dress Appropriately […]
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Girl on Top Interview

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On September 19, 2012
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Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Ms. Pauleanna Reid for her series “Girl on Top”. This is just a small part of the wonderful work Ms. Reid does to inspire and motivate young women within our community. The interview was a great opportunity for me to reflect on my accomplishments, set […]
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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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The truth about referred pain

  • Posted by Dr. Nekessa Remy
  • On May 30, 2012
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Patients are often confused as to why when they come to my office with arm or shoulder pain do I begin my examination in the neck. The reason is referred pain is a common source of pain. So what exactly is referred pain? Referred pain results when a nerve is irritated or injured. When this […]
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