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I have a fracture in my right hand. Can I still play golf with my friends?

I have a fracture in my right hand. Can I still play golf with my friends?

When healed: I wouldn't recommend playing while you are in a cast as this may cause problems with the bone healing properly. Not to mention your game will be affect and not for the better. If you must go out with your friends to the golf course just volunteer to drive the cart. ...Read more

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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?

How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?

Depends: Depends upon how severe the injury and the extent of the repair.Your orthopedic surgeon can give the best answer to the question. May take several months to full recovery. ...Read more

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Just got splint off for a metacarpal fracture 2 days ago what can I do for my hand to get back to golf as quick as possible?

Just got splint off for a metacarpal fracture 2 days ago what can I do for my hand to get back to golf as quick as possible?

Once given the GREEN: Light from your provider for gentle motion start with putting and gripping the club.A stress ball that is small also helps with grip. Begin with putting and then progress to chipping once you are cleared for full force. Finally when your strength is back begin driving the ball but don't go and hit 300 balls start with 50. ...Read more

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Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?

Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?

Wrist pain: It's hard to know, but if you are right handed, a tendon or ligament injury is the most likely. An exam and an xray would help. Good luck and get better! ...Read more

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I fractured my pinky today I have a championship two hand touch football game Sunday could I still possibly play ?

I fractured my pinky today I have a championship two hand touch football game Sunday could I still possibly play ?

Anything is possible: But the question is is it advisable. You must follow the advice of your orthopedic surgeon. I played 2 hand touch & won the city championship in Madison Wisconsin, & it was about like tackle but no pads. It is a highly dangerous game. I would recommend watching this one ...Read more

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Can i play golf with bursitis?

Can i play golf with bursitis?

Bursitis: Possibly. If you are pain free with activities of daily living, try going to the driving range. If this does not flare up your symptoms, try 9 holes. Then progress to 18. If you are unable to golf without pain you may need physical therapy and/or a steroid injection. ...Read more

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Can you play golf after a lumbar microdisectomy?

Can you play golf after a lumbar microdisectomy?

Most likely.: You should be able to play golf following microdiscectomy. It would be more predictable if you have no other surrounding factors, such as arthritis, spinal stenosis or other disc involvement. ...Read more

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I have golfers elbow in both arms but I don't play golf. I do play a racket sport (right arm only) and do weights. What is cause and how to get rid?

I have golfers elbow in both arms but I don't play golf.  I do play a racket sport (right arm only) and do weights.  What is cause  and how to get rid?

Elbow pain: This is irritation caused by elbow use from any sport and will respond to a tennis elbow support 1inch application below the elbow, an anti-inflammatory daily and rest for 10 days ...Read more

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Is it okay to play golf with a torn acl?

Is it okay to play golf with a torn acl?

Maybe: Some people can do ok with activities which dont involve cutting or pivoting. If your knee is giving out after a course of rehab the acl should be addressed. Would lean toward reconstruction at 35 though. ...Read more

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Broken Bone (Definition)

A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more