A 32-year-old member asked:
I suffer from mitral valve prolapse and scoliosis. will i be able to exercise?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisbergeranswered
53 years experience
Exercise: If you don't have cardiac dysfunction you should be able to exercise. What form is best with the scoliosis might be advised by a physiatrist to minimize structural trauma.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Creighton Wrightanswered
surgery 58 years experience
Yes: Work with your physical therapist or exercize physiologist to define your best program.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Will borderline mitral valve prolapse progress?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Doubtful: not likely. Get periodic medical exam.
873 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 31, 2013
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.