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Can You Play Sports With A Hernia
It depends : On which sport and how much pressure you put on your abdomen, assuming you are talking about an inguinal hernia. If it causes pain or discomfort, you should stop immediately. Definitive cure is surgical repair, which you will need for sure sometime during your lifetime. Better to get it done earlier than later, when hernia is larger and operation becomes more difficult. ...Read more
It may be easier to exercise earlier in your pregnancy than during the last three months (third trimester) of pregnancy. Choosing safe exercises for you and your baby is important because some positions, as your weight and balance change, may become uncomfortable or have potentially harmful effects. After 20 weeks of pregnancy, you should not do exercises that require lying flat on your back, because this position may make ...Read more
Incomplete tear?: If the tear is complete, forget it. If the tear is minor, sufficient rehab can be done and strength assured so that an athlete may feel confident to return to full participation. However, the risk of then suffering a complete tear would certainly be worth considering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Sorry to say it again but it all depends upon what he injury is. A non displaced fracture is difernet from a fracture that requires reduction , or internal fixation ( surgery) age is a factor not only fo rthe degree of injury but for who one is competing against. For example is a 5 year soccer star or a 21 year old blue liner! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Many people have an inguinal hernia. The risk of intestine getting stuck in a hernia is small, but if it happens, it's a big deal. Generally, patients who have only minor discomfort from their hernias, are at low risk of complications from their inguinal hernia. Patients with minimal symptoms from an inguinal hernia can participate in sports such as hockey, as long as they are not in pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shunt & sports: the best one to answer your question in his pediatrician or neurologist, they know his condition & will be able to help you out or tell which sport is best for him. Good luck ...Read more
Not Recommended: Football is a contact sport. The risk of sustaining a subluxation (partial dislocation) event is high with cutting and pivoting. When this happens further damage can occur to the knee in terms of meniscal tears, cartilage damage, and tears of other ligaments. A brace won't protect you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: At age 47 i'm assuming you are playing recreational football.If you have a well-fitted functional acl brace(don-joy defiance for example)and no other intrarticular injuries(meniscus tear) then u can try to play.Test it first by doing some hard 'cutting' on it at home or your local park.If it feels like its going to "give way' then u shouldn't play and possibly consider having it reconstucted.! ...Read more
Yes: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fascia hernia - Yes: The leg muscles next to your large leg bone (tibia) form the anterior and lateral compartments. The fascia ("hot dog casing") around the muscles bellies can develop a hernia. This can occur in conjunction with what is called an exercise-induced exertional compartment syndrome. Theuncomfortable/painful muscle tightness that occurs with exercise, subsides with rest. Seek orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more
Any finger fracture : May be stable enough or in a location that playing a sport is permitted but much depends upon the individual, what their role is, and the fracture. For example a minor finger tip fracture in and adult in a gloved sport such as hockey or lax vs a second row who can't grip and the whole scrum collapses. I guess the question is can you unzlershanrii play rugby with a broken finger...Depends. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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