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How can I help my son with dyspraxia play sports with his friends?

How can I help my son with dyspraxia play sports with his friends?

Practice: Work with him on his weaknesses, practice practice practice, focus on sports that he can keep up with better. Compare him to him only, and make note how he is doing better this week compared to last. Depending on the ages, it may be good to talk with the parents of some of his friends to explain to their kids to be patient with him and encourage him. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Sporting Activities (Definition)

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


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Where in dallas, tx can I take my son for a physical exam to play sports at school?

Where in dallas, tx can I take my son for a physical exam to play sports at school?

Any local Peds, FP: Unless there are heart or lung problems outstanding, ... Any local docs should be able to sign off on your son's pe activities form! ...Read more

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My 10 year old son just diagnosed with hand foot mouth disease. He is generally feeling fine. He still play sports with his father twice a day. Okay?

My 10 year old son just diagnosed with hand foot mouth disease. He is generally feeling fine. He still play sports with his father twice a day. Okay?

Sure, but...: Hand/foot/mouth is a viral illness usually caused by a virus called a coxsackie virus. Usually we see this in our part of the country in spring/early summer, but we too have seen some cases in our office the past few weeks. Your body will fight this off on its own, so if he's feeling ok, he can be as active as he feels ok for. He is fighting an illness, though, so insure plenty of rest and fluids. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get spasms when i play sports?

Why is it that i get spasms when i play sports?

Several reasons: Depends on where you get them and if any other symptoms or underlying condition. Simple muscle spasms can be due to tight or deconditioned tendons and muscles, lack of hydration or electrolytes. Sometimes it can be a secondary, reactive issue due to an underlying problem such as nerve irritation. ...Read more

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Can I still play sports if I have bursitis?

Can I still play sports if I have bursitis?

See physiatrist : A physiatrist or sports med doc can evaluate you ( in the context of what sports you play or activities you do for work) and can make recommendations to keep you active while fixing the problem. ...Read more

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If I have paget's disease can I play sports?

Absolutely: You probably do not want to play tackle for the nfl if your bones are somewhat more likely to break than the next person's, but you have a wide variety of sports to choose from. I love to swim; bicycling's another great low-impact sport, and your physician can help you weight the risk-benefit of medium-impact sports. The severity of paget's varies greatly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to play sports with contact lens in?

Is it okay to play sports with contact lens in?

Absolutely...: One of the great things about contact lenses is the freedom they give you when playing sports. They can also improve your performance depending on what kind and how great your refractive error. Remember though, glasses do offer protection, especially in racket sports and other sports where there might be contact with flying objects, fingers, etc. Do not forget to wear eye protection as needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Apraxia (Definition)

Apraxia refers to several concepts. One is where motor or cognitive tasks cannot be done even when comprehension and physical capacity to perform are present, often referring to acquired difficulties, sometimes inborn. The term may be used to describe problems seen in daily living, or the failure to complete a task during testing. It's not generally applied to ...Read more


Dr. Robert Kwok
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Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more