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Calves hurt after playing basketball, what to do?

Calves hurt after playing basketball, what to do?

See below: Rest until soreness resolves. Stretching exercises before and after activity is helpful. Addionnally, try more supportive shoes and inserts. If still a problem, see Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Does wearing spandex underwear as a guy hurt my balls?

Does wearing spandex underwear as a guy hurt my balls?

Underwear: if you are allergic to Nylon you may have a problem. Nylon panties can also retain heat, making them, unsanitary and uncomfortable in the warmer conditions. but the cons are not related to your balls ...Read more

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My lowerback/hip (im unsure) was injured doing abwheel exercises.Now anytime i play intense basketball or football it hurts really bad.Can it heal ?

My lowerback/hip (im unsure) was injured doing abwheel exercises.Now anytime i play intense basketball or football it hurts really bad.Can it heal ?

Back strain likely: If the pain does not resolve in 1-2 weeks, you should seek medical evaluation by your primary care physician. Physical therapy and decreased activity may be indicated along with a course of anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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How can just swimming develop lats, traps like olympic swimmers have?

How can just swimming develop lats, traps like olympic swimmers have?

Routine: If you develop the proper routine and swim 4 - 6 hours per day as they do (on a slow day) you might develop those. However, if you seek training advice from a coach or work out with the master's swimming program in your area, you will see changes. Workout includes distance, sprints, intervals, and multiple strokes. 3 - 5 days per week @ 30 - 60 mins depending on your goals. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Why when i'm running during basketball my shins hurt?

Why when i'm running during basketball my shins hurt?

Shin splints???: Not everyone gets shin splints, but it created pain and discomfort over time. Need to stretch before and after, and make sure you are will hydrated. Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome) is an inflammation of the muscles, tendons, and bone tissue around your tibia. Pain typically occurs along the inner border of the tibia, where muscles attach to the bone. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having knee popping sound while playing soccer?

Help please! i'm having knee popping sound while playing soccer?

Kneecap tracking.: It could be popping related to the tracking of the kneecap, or it could be a meniscal tear. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist, who can make an accurate diagnosis, and provide the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Can wear my contacts for playing volleyball?

Can wear my contacts for playing volleyball?

Yes: Yes, we actually recommend most of our athletes with vision issues wear (disposable) contacts during sports. It's also a good idea to have a spare set handy if you lose one or need to replace one. ...Read more

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19 years old why does my ankle & wrist etc constantly crack? guessing bc I injure ankle and wrist constantly when I play basketball.

19 years old why does my ankle & wrist etc constantly crack? guessing bc I injure ankle and wrist constantly when I play basketball.

Some people have jo-: -ints that make noise. Usually there is no pain involved m & is normal. If U have pain & U did have an injury, C a sports med fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon 4 eval & imaging. ...Read more

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I'm a hockey player, do I lose muscle when i ejaculate?

I'm a hockey player, do I lose muscle when i ejaculate?

No: Ejaculation does not cause muscle loss. Some sports coaches recommend against engaging in sexual activity before a game telling players it might wear them down, but that is due to a lack of sleep and focus, not the ejaculation itself. ...Read more

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Broken ankle, when could i play sports again?

Broken ankle, when could i play sports again?

Depends: The answer depends on the extend of the injury. "broken" typically means a bone was fractured. There a 3 bones that make up the ankle - tibia, fibula and talus. Keep in mind, soft tissue is also disrupted with fractures in the ankle. See a doctor and ask the what your prognosis is. Don't try to treat it yourself; have it checked! ...Read more

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I play volleyball.i dove on my wrist and it hurts.this past summer at vball camp a ball hit my wrist while passing&everytime it hits my wrist it hurts?

I play volleyball.i dove on my wrist and it hurts.this past summer at vball camp a ball hit my wrist while passing&everytime it hits my wrist it hurts?

Beware of the scaphoid fracture: One of the most common injuries to the wrists from trauma in teenagers and young adults is a scaphoid fracture… These fractures often do not show up on x-ray until they are two weeks old and diagnosis can be difficult… I recommend you see an orthopedic surgeon for an examination and x-ray... In the meantime you may want to put a store purchased wrist splint on ...Read more

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I'm afraid i'll snap my shin bones if I do body weight exercises like running, kickboxing, jumping, etc. Is this fear irrational?

I'm afraid i'll snap my shin bones if I do body weight exercises like running, kickboxing, jumping, etc. Is this fear irrational?

Yes: If this idea becomes obsessive and interferes with your enjoying being a teenager, let your physician known. A short course of talk therapy may be all that is required, and you will discover inner strengths and resources in the process. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear shape up tennis shoes I notice when I wear mine my back legs ant thighs hurt?

Is it safe to wear shape up tennis shoes  I notice when I wear mine my back legs ant thighs hurt?

I don't recommend it: If you continue to experience pain after allowing for a reasonable amount of time to pass to accommodate to the new shoes, I do not recommend that you continue to wear them. If you are experiencing pain, you are not likely to reap enough benefit from their use to counterbalance the downsides. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt after playing sports?

Why do my knees hurt after playing sports?

Many possibilities.: There are many possible answers to your question depending on what sports, and what is your age, sex, body build and fitness level. If you are older (or younger) you may have some arthritis or you may simply not be in appropriate condition for the sport you are participating in. ...Read more

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What to do if i hurt my elbow playing basketball?

RICE, then Doc: If the usual rice treatments (rest, ice, compression, elevation) do not improve your elbow pain after a few days, or if swelling and/or bruising is prominent, then you should see a physician for further clinical and possibly radiographic evaluation. Depending on the mechanism of injury, a sprain (ligament injury), strain (muscle injury) or fracture (bone injury) may be present. ...Read more

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My dad says I'm overweight. I run track, play basketball, soccer, flag football and I workout. I'm 5'4 1/2 and I weigh 130. am I truly overweight??

My dad says I'm overweight. I run track, play basketball, soccer, flag football and I workout. I'm 5'4 1/2 and I weigh 130. am I truly overweight??

Sounds ok: A teen girl 64 inches tall usually weighs about 105-135 pounds. It varies a lot depending on body type (slim, muscular, etc.) and the girl will also weigh more if she has large breasts. ...Read more