Doctor Q&A for Dr. Kenith Paresa

A male asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It depends: It depends on which part of your knee is painful. For example, if the pain is in the back of the knee with straightening, it could be a tendinitis, B ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Perhaps.: This condition sounds like "cubital tunnel syndrome" which is a nerve irritation and possible compression of the ulnar nerve as it courses along the i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not likely: if you are 54 and have had few signs of hip pain to this point, it is low likelihood that it would surface at this time. It may be a groin "strain", ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
May be lumbar: These symptoms may indicate a lumbar radiculopathy (high lumbar with radiation to the groin), a sacroiliac joint problem, hip problem or neuromuscular ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Generally, yes: "Sciatica" is a layman's term describing pain in the pelvis or low back that radiates down the back of the thigh, below the knee and usually into the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not really: It is unusual to get an injection (it sounds like an intramuscular steroid injection) on one side that gives you pan radiating symptoms down both side ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doc: You would be better off seeing your doctor and an exam is needed. It may be a simple strain at the lumbar level, it may be an irritated or degenerate ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not necessarily: Nerve conduction studies are used to determine CTS among other things. The distal latency number may show mild-moderate-severe slowing (represented b ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: There are several sources at the tissue level that can contribute to pain in this case. The disc rupture is one, injury and stretch to ligamentous ti ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EKG cannot be normal: Short answer, yes anxiety CAN cause elevated heart rate, duration varies with degree of anxiety (episode vs. chronic). An EKG should not be "normal" h ... Read More
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