Alex Simotas, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery
Board Certified Physiatrist
Specializing In Spine & Sports Medicine

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome, also known as CTS, is a painful irritation of the median nerve in the hand and wrist. CTS develops over time because of repetitive hand motions.… Read More

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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This condition is a compression injury to the ulnar nerve near the elbow. This is the nerve that produces a jolt when you bump your “funny bone.… Read More

Tennis Elbow

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This condition, commonly called tennis elbow, is a degeneration of the tendons that attach to the lateral epicondyle, the bony bump on the outer side of the elbow.… Read More

Trigger Finger

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This common condition, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a narrowing of a portion of the tendon sheath in the finger or thumb that interferes with normal finger movement.… Read More