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Eval: Usually gymnasts are more concerned about exceeding height and weight norms, not falling below them. Because height and weights for competitive gymnasts tends to be low already, I would consult with your physician for medical evalation. Depending on the cause for low height/ weight the physician may recommend working with a nutritionist or other measures. ...Read more
Gymnastic and hernia. Am I restricted from gymnastic after hernia repair? Does tumbling predispose to recurrence?
I strength and do gymnastic training (crossfit). My elbow looks bruised and the tissue around it feels puffy. I rested for 10 days. Suggestions?
Exercise injury?: It sounds like you may have injured yourself somehow. I suggest seeing your physician about this -- you may need an xray also. Depending on your exam, your doctor may also want you to see an orthopedist. ...Read more
Somebody dropped a gymnastic trampoline on my hand around my knuckle it has swelled up just under my knuckle and is painful when I move it?
Need xray: After an injury to the small joints in the hands or feet it's important to get an x-ray of the area if there is pain with movement. There may be a fracture that could need treatment in order to heal properly. I recommend going to your provider or urgent care if you are concerned. ...Read more
Hit shin on gymnastic beam small dent medial to/in tibia, swollen/painful to touch/ weight bear pain free. Lost sensation to portion of bruise. Advice?
I have this really bad pain on the inside of my left ankle. I do gymnastic and tennis and stuff, but I don't remember hurting it. Its kinda swollen..
I have really dark armpits and I am a gymnast and im the only one on my team who wears long sleeve leotards. No home remedies work for me. Please help?
Sweating?: Perspiration is part of your body's cooling system and essential to a gymnast. Dark skin can represent a medical problem on the nape of the neck, but in your armpits it's probably built in to your genes. Please talk to your family or physician about this. It is probably not a problem, even to your teammates. ...Read more
I have my dance concert tomorrow and am wearing a pale pink leotard and white dress I have my period and need to get rid of my period for tomorrow.?
Can't: Can't sorry. Just be prepared and make sure you have enough tampons/pads. ...Read more