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Can I Play Soccer With Stitches In My Wrist
Obtain MD clearance: The short answer is, "yes". But it depends upon the specifics of your wound severity. You should protect the wound from further injury, debris, dirt, and water, etc. The wound should be dry (biologically sealed) - not draining blood or fluid. A simple dressing and potentially an added protective wrap or pad may help as well. In the end, seek clearance from your treating healthcare provider first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whydo other doctors let other kids play soccer with broken bone and icant like a kid broke his shoulderand another person broke their wrist and played?
Return to play: Depends a lot upon what type of fracture there is. There are many variables such as location degree of displacement age of the injured treatment that is needed risk for repeat injury and the list goes on. Even a fracture in the same exact spot for example a thumb fracture may be treated differently. To an observer it may seem similar but likely it is not. ...Read more
I fractured my wrist 6 weeks ago (fracture right distal radius).
I had a below-the-elbow cast which came off yesterday. I am wearing a splint
Would you advice to play soccer on Saturday? What can I wear to protect my wrist further?
Ask your orthopedist: In a young healthy person, at 6 weeks, a fracture is usually healed. However, I do not know the details or severity of your injury. It is easily possible to fall playing soccer and reinjure it, which would be horrible. You need to follow the advice of the person who knows the details of your injury - your orthopedic doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So I had a cut maybe 1/2 an inch deep, 4-ish long and about 2 long got stitches for 3 days, they come out in 6 when can I play soccer again?
Got me in stitches.: Hard to answer without knowing just where the stitches were. Depending on location, skin reinforcement may be necessary to prevent re-injury. ...Read more
Evalutation: Difficult to say for sure. If you have a tendonitis, this should improve with rest, ice, time, and possibly a wrist brace. My concern is that you might have something more serious such as a fracture of a wrist bone which can start out as a nagging pain but become more severe. If it doesn't improve in 2 weeks i would see a doctor and get an xray. Good luck, . ...Read more
Ive been having a constant side stitch on my left side after playing soccer for 5 hrs straight. Why is this? The pain is whenever i walk or run Thanks
Just got 5 stitches on the top of my hand near the thumb due to a 3/4 in. in laceration about 1/8 deep. Can I play light soccer in 2 days?
Thumb sutures: At your own risk! The healing phases are not completed til 3 weeks following injury. If you are a professional soccer player than OK. But if just for recreational activity I would wait at least 2 to 3 weeks... ...Read more
3 days ago I hit my head on the ground playing soccer and got a concussion and have noticed the tip of my finger is tingling in one hand, is this bad?
Family practice : Yes you can. Be careful however.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wrong grading system: Meniscal tears are not graded in this fashion. There must be some misunderstanding. Meniscal tears can be medial or lateral or both. They have a specific shape or type of tearing. They can be repairable or non-repairable. If the meniscus has been fixed or repaired, usually regular activities can be resumed after healing. ...Read more
Find out whats wrong: You might be able to play but you might want to find out the cause for your popping in the knee is it related to you patella with instability is it related to an unstable meniscal tear is it a loose body? Is it related to instability? Get a specific diagnosis prior to playing. ...Read more
Soccer: Use caution unless advised not to by your physician, or if playing goalie. ...Read more
Yes eventually: If you are currently being treated for a meniscus tear, it would be wise to avoid soccer for the time being until you have completed treatment. In the long run, once you have healed, you should be able to return to soccer, but just keep in mind that every year we get older, our bodies become a little more susceptible to injuries. Good luck! ...Read more
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It has been 2 months since i broke my forearm, when can I play soccer again (no goalkeeping)? Specifically, i only broke my radius
Can't say: It is difficult to say without knowing the fracture type and the extent of current healing it is feasible to think that at 8 weeks you may be able to play with a lightweight cast or custom splint. Regulations may require padding such as bubble wrap. Sorry, but your orthopaedic surgeon is the only one that can make that determination. ...Read more
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