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Brian Neville, OTR/L, CWCE

I can answer questions about both conservative and post-operative rehabilitation for UPPER extremity injuries. These include but are not limited to: fractures, tendon repairs, tendon transfers, nerve repairs, lacerations, tenolysis procedures, TFCC injuries, repetitive motion disorders, reconstructive procedures. I have an advanced knowledge of UPPER extremity anatomy and industrial rehabilitation. I have extensive splinting skills for injuries to the upper extremity. Although not a physician or a surgeon I have worked closely with world renowned upper extremity specialists for over 10 years. I can give general information on what some of the most common upper extremity surgeries involve. I can reference those procedures as well. PLEASE DON'T ASK ME QUESTIONS ABOUT ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE NECK, SHOULDER, ARM/HAND. I'M NOT QUALIFIED AND KNOW ABSOLUTELY ZERO ABOUT BACKS/HIPS/KNEES/ANKLES/ETC. THANK YOU!!!

MMA Ravindu Bandara

Sri Lanka
I can answer any physiotherapy related conditions.such as, 1. Any Orthopaedic condition. 2. Rheumatological conditions. 3. Neurological conditions. 4. Respiratory conditions. 5. Paediatric conditions. 6. Soft tissue managements. 7. Pr and post operative management.

Nancy Brough, MA, former speech pathologist

I can answer any question about swallowing disorders and acquired and/or developmental communication disorders. Examples are aphasia, brain injury (traumatic or from strokes), and degenerative neurologic diseases. I also have specialized knowledge in craniofacial disorders (i.e., cleft palate.)

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2015-05-03 Results of Scan:

Hi, Karen,    This report tells about the condition of the bones and soft tissues in your skull. Basically, you just have inflammation and polyps in your sinuses. Polyps are not dangerous, as they are

2015-04-14 partial ACL tear and type 3 meniscus injury:

Dear Yiliana,  If you have partial tear of the ACL(below 40%) you better avoid a surgery. But you have to continue doing strenghthening exercises regularly. Once the Quadriceps and Hamstring are strong

2015-04-12 Shoulder Impingement:

Things like this happen often.  It may not be a true "referred pain" but rather things have started to function differently because of the impingement.  I would highly recommend strengthening your lower

2015-03-18 Extensor Flexors:

You shouldn't need one from a hand specialist.  Any MD will do.  Ultrasound uses cavitation to heat tissue which increases blood flow.  Again, same concept as paraffin heat, etc.  So it will help although

2015-03-18 Hand pain:

Dear Jim,  According to you I feel that you dont have tendinitis. YOu have multiple joint pain. I dont know the small joints of your body been swollen? If there is swelling with pain and restricted movements

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