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Can you still golf or play guitar with the arteriovenous graft/shunt in your arm?

Can you still golf or play guitar with the arteriovenous graft/shunt in your arm?

Absolutely: Yes. The only limmitations for an arm with an av fistula are not to have blood pressures taken on the fistula arm and not to draw blood from the fistula arm. There are no limitations to physical activity. ...Read more

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Shunt (Definition)

Device that allows the flow of usually a fluid between two places. Sometimes a shunt may be used during carotid endarterectomy surgery to maintain the blood flow to the brain while the carotid artery ...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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Having Triple by pass ,What the best place arms/legs should the surgeon use arteries from ?Play golf once a week /Am a professional soccer coach 4hrs

Having Triple by pass ,What the best place arms/legs should the surgeon use  arteries from ?Play golf once a week /Am a professional soccer coach 4hrs

Vein grafts for bypa: If usable the internal mammary artery is used - usually if they need veins for grafting the veins in one of the legs is used. Generally that does NOT cause any issues. Ultimately its up to the surgeon. I would discuss your situation PRIOR to surgery Good luck ...Read more

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What to do if i hurt my arm playing volleyball?

What to do if i hurt my arm playing volleyball?

Ice.: Ice for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication for the pain. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my arm tingling when I play my ukulele?

Why is my arm tingling when I play my ukulele?

Carpal tunnel: There are a number of possibilities, including vascular or more commonly neurological conditions. One if the more common is carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a pinching of the median nerve at the wrist, can cause numbness, and is more common in instrument players. ...Read more

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Will playing volleyball make my arms get bigger?

Will playing volleyball make my arms get bigger?

Not to a great: Extent. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls ; lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...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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What might cause my knee pain when i'm playing golf?

What might cause my knee pain when i'm playing golf?

Could be many things: It depends on what your specific symtoms are. If you have have just pain with no other symptoms then it may be due to your mechanics during your golf swing putting stress on your knee. It could be from a previous injury to any of the structures of your knee, or just due to weak muschles. ...Read more