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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Boxing is a great tool for cardio conditioning and muscle toning. It’s fun, interactive, challenging and best of all — it gets results!
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: My best advice to improve your stamina while in the cage is to avoid getting hit, kicked or punched while you are in the cage. At age 23 you may not ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can lose three kilo but do it sensibly by talking to your doctor or to a dietician your doctor might recommend.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Hope not: As a soccer/footy fan, i hope not. The beautiful game certainly has its share of injuries, but the overall theme of the game isn't a violent one. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated ban ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Brace: Aside from wearing proper shoes for the sport, i would recommend wearing a lace up ankle brace. You can get these at most pharmacys. They should be ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It can cause tendonitis or even tendon rupture.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch.: Stretch your muscles and warm up your joints with a light jog, or other calisthenics to "loosen you up". Also, when it comes to football, proper equi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience Bariatrics
Exercise-Basketball: Yes, playing basketball is very good exercise. Especially if you really enjoy playing basketball. The best form of exercise is one that you love an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Acl: It can occur with a twisting motion, coming down after a jump, or stopping quickly on the leg while playing basketball.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Wolff's Law: Yes...But controversial answer. Weight bearing exercise such as walking is good for your bones (osteoporosis) because of their response to stress an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it could : Contribute to weight loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Cal ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Plyometrics: For explosive speed and power, i would recommend plyometrics (you can google that), which involves rapid bursts of activity such as jumping exercises ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
That would be both: Smart and extremely dangerous at the same time!
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it will not.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nosebleed: The vast majority of nosebleeds are not serious at all. If brought on after being struck in the nose, i would expect it to stop on its own. If it jus ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This depends on the location and severity. You may be able to play with extra padding around the area. Ask your physician his/her recommendation for y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Strength training: Training your muscles for increased strength and endurance should be a gradual process to avoid injuries. Lifting your own body weight such as in push ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sexuality: Nope. Not in any way.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch/Warm up.: stretching and warming up with a light jog is the best things that you can do. Also, make sure that you have all the proper protective equipment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Our expert panel of: Sports medicine specialists will be answering your question asap! good luck!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Taub
57 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely: The aerobics component is wonderful for weight loss.

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