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Doctor insights on: Can A Defense Player Cross The Center Line In Soccer

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Mri said I have hypertrophied facet joint causing moderate central spinal stenosis for which microd/hemilaminotomy done can I ever play soccer again?

Mri said I have hypertrophied facet joint causing moderate central spinal stenosis for which microd/hemilaminotomy done can I ever play soccer again?

Spine surgery: I believe exercise is good for the spine. I would allow you to play soccer only after physical therapy and proper back education. The microdiskectomy will decrease the pain you had before, but nw is the time to be smart, rehab the back and slowly return o activity.

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Please explain what exercises would be best for soccer players?

Please explain what exercises would be best for soccer players?

Exercise: Soccer is one of the most physical demanding sports in the world. It requires coordination, strength and substantial endurance. The best exercises would include a combination of distance running, sprinting, and strength training.

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Will soccer players ever wear helmets?

Will soccer players ever wear helmets?

Concussions Tragic: As a player& doctor I think the legacy of soccer concussions are potentially destructive over a lifetime for players just as we have seen in the nfl. Girls playing through college may be at higher risk. Current gear does not have strong proof of protection. Let's worry more about the players' brains & lives then if we can properly see them on the pitch. Better soft head wear may be out there yet.

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Are there any guidelines for veteran soccer players?

Are there any guidelines for veteran soccer players?

Fitness base: Your body at 40 will not perform the same as it did at 20. Sorry. So develop a good fitness base of running longer distances (2-4 miles) and then do active stretching. Do 10-15 minutes of agility or ball work in circuits. Then rest. Use ice liberally after working out.

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What type of exercises should I be doing as a soccer player?

What type of exercises should I be doing as a soccer player?

Stretch!: Stretch your whole body, with special emphasis on your legs, before and after every workout; this will help minimize injury and strains. You should feel very stretched out before and after every work out. Good exercises include jogging, running, cycling, and anything that puts impact on your legs. Weight training for your legs is good as well. Good luck!

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Is it good if I'm doing full body workout 2-3 times a week? I'm a soccer player.

Is it good if I'm doing full body workout 2-3 times a week? I'm a soccer player.

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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Why do so many soccer players tear their acl?

Why do so many soccer players tear their acl?

Nature of the sport.: The nature of soccer requires twisting and pivoting on your legs, which puts your ACL at risk for tearing. Females are tearing their ACL's in soccer at a 3 -5 times rate, compared to males.

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I am a soccer player. How can I prevent Achilles tendinitis?

I am a soccer player. How can I prevent Achilles tendinitis?

Stretching: Warm up and stretch before activity. Also, stretch in the morning before getting out of bed. You might want to see a sports medicine physician in your area to learn how to prevent injury. Good luck!

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What could be wrong with a soccer player who kicks all the time but can only bring his popliteal angle to 150?

I am unable to und-: Erstand your Question fully. I have never heard of "Popliteal angle", as to what it is?? Maybe rephrasing your question would it easily understandable.

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What can cause soccer players to go into cardiac arrest?

What can cause soccer players to go into cardiac arrest?

Cardiac arrest: The most common reasons would be hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long qt syndrome, and several other genetic defects. The cause is usually a lethal arrhythmia such as ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation. A pre-participation physical will not always find these problems, unless a family history suggests looking specifically for them.

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I'm an elite soccer player with an ACL tear is there any way I can be back on the field in a month?

I'm an elite soccer player with an ACL tear is there any way I can be back on the field in a month?

Depends...: Unlikely; however if your acl tear is isolated (no meniscus tear, etc.)and you have good " secondary restraints " in your knee (mcl, capsular ligaments)and your knee is still 'stable' when involved in hard, cutting sports (i.e.Soccer) then return to soccer w/ or w/o functional knee bracing then u might be able to... The chances for this scenario even in your age group are <30%.Best of luck!

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I've been having problems with gracilis I believe or groin, I am a soccer player someone help me recover from this. Any suggestions?

I've been having problems with gracilis I believe or groin, I am a soccer player someone help me recover from this. Any suggestions?

Sports Medicine: A sports medicine physician could examine you for injury and recommend treatments. Http://www. Amssm. Org/ also a physical medicine & rehab physician might be able to help you. Http://www. Aapmr. Org/patients/pages/default. Aspx.

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Why do so many soccer players die from cardiac arrest when they're still young?

Why do so many soccer players die from cardiac arrest when they're still young?

Cardiac arrest: There are huge numbers of soccer players in the world. Some who have congenital sudden death risk will die when they are young. 'So many' is actually probably not that many statistically. Because soccer is a high degree of exertion, one would however expect more chance of cardiac arrest than say playing golf or curling.

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How come so many soccer players die from cardiac arrest when they are still young?

How come so many soccer players die from cardiac arrest when they are still young?

Sudden Heart Death: Sudden cardiac arrest or death in young athelets is very rare (about 100 cases per year in usa). Mostly due to ventricular fibrillation, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, cardiac arryhtmias, long qt syndrome and commotio cordis.

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I'm 18, in college and gained the freshman 15. Now how can I take them off and keep them off next semester? I'm a soccer player, need them of asap.

I'm 18, in college and gained the freshman 15. Now how can I take them off and keep them off next semester? I'm a soccer player, need them of asap.

NO magic!: Unfortunately you have discovered that eating whatever you want whenever you want from the college cafeteria is not a good idea. Get with your team nutritionist and set a healthy eating plan, and add more cardio aerobic exercise, at least 1 hr per day. The weight will come off and you will learn the eating healthy plan for life.

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I had to back to back abdominal surgery. I'm a soccer player. After how many weeks can I return to the field?

I had to back to back abdominal surgery. I'm a soccer player. After how many weeks can I return to the field?

Post op care: You should typically wait at least 8 weeks post op before returning to physical activity. It also depends on what you had done? Was it open or laparoscopic? And always check with your surgeon. Feel better soon

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Why should a soccer player take care for his teeths. Is there a relation between soccer injuries and dental health?

Why should a soccer player take care for his teeths. Is there a relation between soccer injuries and dental health?

Avoid tooth injuries: Soccer being a rough sport has the potential for tooth injuries. It is advisable to wear a mouth guard to protect the teeth from trauma.

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How can I treat lower back pain:o  i'm a soccer player and have only two days to rest it?

How can I treat lower back pain:o  i'm a soccer player and have only two days to rest it?

Depends on the pain: It depends on how severe the pain is and it's duration. If it is just an ache and short lived and does not stop you, it is ok. Otherwise, try cross training if only doing one type of aerobic exercise and incorporate stretchiing and core muscular workouts as well. You can try otc medication if no medical reasons that would prevent their use. If it persists, then seek evaluation if bothersome

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My right quad/thigh hurts and is tight I am a soccer player and its been like this for a month?

My right quad/thigh hurts and is tight I am a soccer player and its been like this for a month?

Muscle tear or strai: 1 month is simply too long- get examined- your question cannot be answered without an exam.

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Maggie says of her left but tux aching when moving and sitting, lower back too. A Soccer player, midfield. Season over. Yea! What cause? ⚽️❤️

Maggie says of her left but tux aching when moving and sitting, lower back too. A Soccer player, midfield. Season over. Yea! What cause? ⚽️❤️

Muscle strain: 1st thought that comes to mind is muscle strain. This should improve w/active rest. In other words, keep moving but avoid strenuous activities eg playing soccer! Low back pain could be muscle or spine in origin. Best to go see Family Doc or Sports Med doc for evaluation & treatment. Pain more worrisome if unknown fever, numbness/tingling/weakness and/or incontinence.