Chiropractors/Questions Answered by Expert Dr. Nekessa Remy

SubjectDate Asked
Exercise Routine Between Adjustments1/10/2015
  Q: I was having pain in my upper back and shoulders. I do see a Chiropractor once a month for an ...
  A: Your primary are physician is right. Adjustments are great to relieve stress and tension in the ...
ruptured distal bicep surgery recovery1/10/2015
  Q: I am 7 weeks post op from 2 incision ruptured bicep surgery/repair. Since my surgery I've had ...
  A: 1. yes you should be starting physio as soon as possible. Physio will help to address the pain and ...
Chronic pain1/15/2014
  Q: Nekessa Remy, I have been suffering from chronic pain since 2008. I don't know what brought it on, ...
  A: At this point because you have been to so many health care professionals I am not sure if I have ...
Back pain/spasms12/20/2013
  Q: I don't know if you can help me but I figure you're a good place to start. Since May long weekend of ...
  A: To start I would recommend consulting with a doctor instead of turning to Google to find answers. ...
rib injury3/2/2012
  Q: im a 35 yr old male, who injured my left side of my rib area,about half way down my ribs, right on ...
  A: I would advise that you get your lungs assessed. The gassy sound is not normal at all. I understand ...
Pain occuring in my Deltoid Muscle2/29/2012
  Q: I am hoping for a little help here. I guess i should start with abit of history. I am, were, what ...
  A: It is hard to give a diagnosis without examining you myself. Your injury may involve the deltoid ...
pain pattern11/11/2011
  Q: i have quite a serious back problem with stuff such as slight 9 degrees scolosis 3 prolapsed discs ...
  A: To start each disc prolapse does have a specific referral pattern. L3-4 - the L4 nerve is affected ...
strange symptoms after chiropractor visit5/11/2011
  Q: I went about 4 days ago to see a chiropractor because I was having shoulder and Arm pit pain he said ...
  A: I think you are doing the right thing by visiting your MD. I also think you should get in contact ...
back and neck pain with headache lasted over 4 months1/18/2011
  Q: I have had headaches on and off multiple times a day for the last four months. I've gone to the ...
  A: I am having difficulty understanding your x-ray findings. If your headaches are due to a structural ...
Annular tears1/13/2011
  Q: I have a Annular tears in my spain ,I have been getting shot's for months now I shave serious lower ...
  A: What kind of shots are you receiving? Do you have numbness into the leg or legs? Any changes in ...
mid-spine pain1/9/2011
  Q: My mid-spine hurts whenever I do back bends in yoga. My upper and lower spine are totally fine and ...
  A: It would be hard to diagnose you without doing a complete physical exam. My suggestion to you is to ...
damaged ribs1/1/2011
  Q: 5days Ago,i turned in my seat in the car and my ribs touched the back support and it felt likr my ...
  A: Please do not only rely on the internet for medical advise. You should always consult with an MD ...
Having tons of issues.9/15/2010
  Q: Well, when I was 14-15 yrs old I got ran over by a deer. Not in a car, but on my bike. I've been ...
  A: I am sorry to hear to about your accident. It sounds like you should be seeking medical treatment. ...
consultancy9/8/2010
  Q: I had harsh pains on my back bone when I did an x-rays I found the following - Straightening of the ...
  A: This is not a dangerous condition and you do not have a paravertebral spasm. If you did have a true ...
Spondylothesis Treatment/Prevention9/2/2010
  Q: I am currently 19 years old and was diagnosed with spondylothesis at age 14. I am unsure of the ...
  A: Any high impact activity can cause damage to your spine. Yes, having a spondylothesis does put you ...
How to Sit4/26/2010
  Q: I woke up 2 weeks ago with severe lower back pain. It feels like extreme muscle spasms to me, right ...
  A: If this is indeed a sacroiliac joint issue, then you may want to talk to your doctor about ...
mid back pain4/22/2010
  Q: I regularly exercise by going running and at the end of a session i warm down and undertake some ...
  A: To give you a definitive answer I would need to examine you myself. You may have injured a rib, as ...
collarbone problem?4/20/2010
  Q: I always have this really weird pain behind my leftside collarbone like in my chest to my shoulder ...
  A: I would advise having it checked out. You want to be certain that the joints of the clavicle (collar ...
belt4/13/2010
  Q: I am a 51 year old guy. I have always had a very pronounced abdomen, possibly from years of not ...
  A: These types of belts provide passive stability, which means that your muscles aren't working to ...
manipulation and retinal detachment4/13/2010
  Q: I was told that there are certain techniques that should not be used if you have had a retinal ...
  A: I have not heard of any specific cases of manipulations causing retinal detachment. There are a ...
costochondritis4/10/2010
  Q: yrs ago i had a friend pick me up and hug me and this sent me to the moon in such pain. i heard a ...
  A: Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the breastbone/sternum. It ...
Numbness in left pinky finger and in left hip4/6/2010
  Q: for the past 2 months I have had a numbness that comes and goes in my left pinky finger. I read ...
  A: Smoking does indeed effect the circulatory system and inturn can effect your nerves. Numbness in ...
Hip poping, joint pain and more12/10/2009
  Q: At about 13 years old I noticed that I had a awkward hip poping. It usualy happened when I walked or ...
  A: Arthritis is a possibility but you need x-rays to confirm this. Osteoarthritis is more likely that ...
Lower Back Fatigue12/8/2009
  Q: Here's my situation, do you have any possible advice? I have been experiencing fatigue with my ...
  A: I don't know what exercises you are doing for your lower back, but if they include using the Roman ...
back pain12/8/2009
  Q: hello i was in a car accident and quad accident about 7 months ago and after these i was starting to ...
  A: You should get xrays taken of your back to rule out any joint abnormalities. If the drop piece ...
related symptoms to neck/ back problems12/7/2009
  Q: I am a 37 yr old female I've had a few injuries in my time(a fall skiing, a fall off a horse and a ...
  A: Does your current treatment address these issues? Chiropractic can definetely help with your ...
Ulnar nerve palsy IVIG12/6/2009
  Q: Ramy.... I'm 35 female ..I have been recently diagnosed with Ulnar nerve palsy left arm and severe ...
  A: I would recommend treatment. I am not sure exactly where your nerve is being entrapped or impinged, ...
MRI results...need help knowing what it means!!12/3/2009
  Q: I just got my MRI results and was wondering if you could interprete them for me or tell me what they ...
  A: It appears that you have a disc herniation within your lumbar spine (at the L4-5 verterbra), the ...
Over Adjusting12/3/2009
  Q: I've suffered with migraines for 10 years and just started getting chiropractic adjustments 4 months ...
  A: It is my clinical opinion that there is no condition that requires adjusting 3-4 times per week for ...
Shoulder pain from benching12/1/2009
  Q: I have developed a rather debilitating pain when I bench. Currently when stationary there is a very ...
  A: Hey Joe You could have a tendonitis or impingement of one of your tendons of the rotator cuff ...
Pain when lying flat11/30/2009
  Q: I am a thirty year old, healthy individual with no kids. At the end of August, I had my first ...
  A: I would recommend that you concentrate building your core strength. This will improve your pelvic ...
lumpy neck and sore ears11/27/2009
  Q: it started 1-2 days ago when i noticed that i was having a lot of discomfort in my jaw and my throat ...
  A: You may be suffering from swollen lymphnodes in the neck region. There are several lymph nodes ...
genua valga11/26/2009
  Q: Nekessa Remy, My name is Khusi from Holland. I hope you can help me with my big problem. The problem ...
  A: I am sorry to hear about your situation. Unfortunetly genu valga is a structural condition, there ...
MRI INTERPERTATION11/25/2009
  Q: I fell about 4 months ago and im in horrible pain I got my MRI results I just don't understand them ...
  A: The most significant finding is that at L3-4 or your 3rd and 4th lumbar verterbra. The MRI found ...
arm pain and finger numbness11/19/2009
  Q: i have recently been waking up with severe pain in my forearms and numbness in my middle and ...
  A: It's difficult to determine what is causing your pain without knowing a full history of your current ...
Tricep Injury11/17/2009
  Q: On September 30th I hit my elbow on a door hinge(hard), and that night my right hand and lower arm ...
  A: At this point there are no tests that will give you any more helpful information. An MRI could ...
neck pain11/12/2009
  Q: Recently i have had some neck pain just at the lower part of my neck. i also have some times when my ...
  A: Chiropractic can help you manage your current symptoms. Computer work is one of the most common ...
neck problem11/9/2009
  Q: i just had an Mr of my neck,the report says i have straightening of the cervical lordosis,multi ...
  A: I am not sure what your question is. Based on your MRI results I would advise you consult with your ...
Sciatica nerve 2nd opinion11/9/2009
  Q: Recently went through a sciatica flare up that was brutal my worst to date, i dont have a family ...
  A: Hey Mike, To start, the medication you were prescribed does NOT cure sciatica, it simply masks the ...
neck11/6/2009
  Q: After my last two neck adjustments, I got an INTENSE shooting pain down my left arm from underneath ...
  A: INTENSE pain is not a normal reaction after spinal manipulation. You may have a condition that ...
Hip numbness11/4/2009
  Q: wonder if you can help. I quite often wake in the night with a feeling on numbness or pain in my hip ...
  A: It is very difficult to diagnose a condition without conducting a physical examination. I would ...
Pectoral muscle pain11/3/2009
  Q: I have been experiencing pain in my right pectoral muscle for approximately 3 or so months now. I ...
  A: The ultrasound is a good idea to rule out any underlying shoulder or pectoral injuries. Have you had ...
SI Joint Problems10/27/2009
  Q: In July I went to a chiropractor for the first time because I was experiencing sciatica in my right ...
  A: I am not sure what type of adjustment was done to your hip therefore I can't definetivley determine ...
cervical spine10/26/2009
  Q: My father got into an accident January of this year I posted a question earlier but due to character ...
  A: First of all, the injuries described in this MRI are most likely not due to the car accident. ...
neck problems10/24/2009
  Q: My dad just recently had pains in both the neck and back. He says that the pain in the back has ...
  A: Without performing an actual examination, I am not able to provide you with a definitive answer. I ...
Dull knee pain10/21/2009
  Q: Hey there, Several years ago I partially tore my MCL in my knee playing soccer. I went through ...
  A: Hey David. According to your MRI findings it sounds like you may suffer from knee instability. ...
feet10/15/2009
  Q: I jogged 25 minutes with no shoes on. The next day my feet are tingling and itchy. What is wrong?
  A: Unfortunately itchiness and tingling are not symptoms specific to one condition. The most common ...

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I am able to answer questions regarding chiropractic treatment, physical rehabilitation and musculoskeletal injuries. This involves conditions such back and neck pain, headaches, joint pain, athletic injuries, overuse injuries, sciatic, carpal tunnel and other nerve-related conditions. Various therapies including, nutrition, medical acupuncture, laser therapy, soft tissue therapy (Active Release Technique), orthotics, workplace ergonomics, postural exercises and active rehabilitation.

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10 years experience in athletic rehabilitation and exercise therapy. 7 years experience as a certified kinesiologist working in motor vehicle accident rehab. Clinic chiropractor and owner of The Chiropractic Office in Missisauga, Ontario. Graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). On the board of Directors of The Care Management Group (Car Accident Injury Management Group)

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Ontario Chiropractic Association Canadian Chiropractic Association Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association

Education/Credentials
Currently enrolled in the Fellowship of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Sciences (CMCC) Metrix Certified In home Assessor Graduated Magna Cum Laude from CMCC Diploma in Acupuncture from McMaster University Graduated with an Honors Degree from University of Western Ontario Certified Personal Trainer

Awards and Honors
Doctor of Chiropractic degree from CMCC Diploma in Acupuncture from McMaster University Honors Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario

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