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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be obvious: For some, height is a basic component, so if you are 5 foot I wouldn't expect volleyball or basketball to be a good choice. For all, you get out there ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Yes: Check with your doctor to make sure the pnemothorax is gone .These problems are more common in younger people.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher DePorter
29 years experience in Podiatry
Curvature is common: Curvature of the spine is a common finding and most people compensate in their stance and posture and never really have many problems. It should no ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
One reason for: your current weight may be increased muscle mass in an athlete. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hy ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience in 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it is: Yes it is a good sport
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO NO NO: Did u ask your doc ?, no contact sports at all, and if the cyst is that big if it is not a simple fluid cyst it needs to come out and if it is a simpl ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: While there are times when cricket players bump into each other and you can be hit by the bat or ball, contact is not a routine part of the action and ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder dislocation: if your shoulder has fully healed and you have rehab it then it is safe to play. there is always a risk of redislocation with sport activity but an or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Dr. Mark Reed answered
31 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
52 years experience in Rheumatology
Eat right: Supplements are rarely needed if you eat well. Balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables. The vitamins and minerals are in the food. The anti ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience in Pathology
Yes: As long as you are mobile. It would be better if you actually went out in fresh air.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Not going to help...: My rule of thumb is that if it hurts while you're performing the activity, you shouldn't be doing it. Strain a hamstring and most running activities, ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Well,...: It is not a bad thing to work out 3x/week. Stay healthy, eat well, stay well hydrated and be well. Best wishes.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Great choice: Any physical activity that gets the heart rate up, works up a sweat, and improves your fittness level is a good choice!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One of the main goals of an acl reconstruction is to return you to your previous level of activity. It is important to allow time for the acl to matur ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee brace: A knee brace can limit some excursion of the knee but it won't prevent catastrophic injuries or tears.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Krivchenia
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
What position??: I believe that all linemen should wear hinged knee braces. For ball carriers, the use of any brace may slow down one performance and would probably ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
No: Pateller tendon is outside of the knee joint anatomically, whereas acl (anterior cruciate ligament) are within the knee joint.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
No difference: For the safety of your teeth, the integrity of the appliances, and to prevent severe soft tissue injuries to the inside of your mouth, ask your orthod ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sports bra: Yes, in addition to being well-toned and flexible.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Spinning: Spin.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes.: It is extremely common, especially if you were a young football player. There is a lot of pivoting in football, as well as strain on the knees. Mino ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: They would certainly be at a disadvantage since treatment might include removing part of the lung, radiation damage to the lung, and/or side effects o ... Read More

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