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How long can I wait to go back to gymnastics after breaking my ankle?

How long can I wait to go back to gymnastics after breaking my ankle?

Return to activity: This is touch to answer as it depends on: the type of break you had, if surgery was required, how long it takes for the break to heal, and if you have any associated weakness of the ankle. The best person to answer this would be your treating doctor. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter sprained her ankle shes not in much pain now so when can she be able to go back to gymnastics should she just wear her brace?

My 12 year old daughter sprained her ankle shes not in much pain now so when can she be able to go back to gymnastics should she just wear her brace?

Limit activity.: Rigorous activity should be limited to allow for optimal healing. The use of a brace may help support an area during activity, but they have their limitations. Consult with your doctor and get their professional advice. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter sprained her ankle it's a grade 1 sprain when should she be able to go back to gymnastics should she just wear her brace?

My 12 year old daughter sprained her ankle it's a grade 1 sprain when should she be able to go back to gymnastics should she just wear her brace?

Limit activity.: Rigorous activity should be limited to allow for optimal healing. The use of a brace may help support an area during activity, but they have their limitations. Consult with your doctor and get their professional advice. ...Read more

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There's small fracture in ankle when can I go back to full gymnastics?

There's small fracture in ankle when can I go back to full gymnastics?

D/W treating doctor: Please discuss this with your treating physician. This is something that a panelist can clear you for. ...Read more

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What is the process of getting surgery for Anterior Ankle Impingement? How long would someone be out of intense sports like gymnastics?

What is the process of getting surgery for Anterior Ankle Impingement? How long would someone be out of intense sports like gymnastics?

ANKLES AWAY!: Recovery will involve physical therapy. Debridement surgery is most common. Recovery generally rapid; return to normal activity typically 4-6wks-- add 2-4wks for return to high-performance sports. Excision of the os trigonum (posterior impingement surgery); slower process; physical therapy 2-3 months+; Full recovery 6 months+. ...Read more

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Only 4 rheumatologist orthopedic have acquired hypermobility in ankles/knee joints from past- dance or gymnastics, can hypermobility spread 2 spine?

Only 4 rheumatologist orthopedic have acquired hypermobility in ankles/knee joints from past- dance or gymnastics, can hypermobility spread 2 spine?

No: Hyper mobility is a result of ligamentous laxity which is a result of ur genetic makeup. It therefore can potentially be present at any joint, even if the symptoms/sequelae do not present all at the same time. Therefore, the laxity is a condition inherent to each joint ; does not "spread" like an infection or cancer. ...Read more

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In gymnastics i landed a tumbling pass with my right foot twisted outward. What could that have done? The longer i stand the worse it gets.

In gymnastics i landed a tumbling pass with my right foot twisted outward. What could that have done? The longer i stand the worse it gets.

Twisted foot/ankle: Is possible that you might have torn or injured a ligament or tendon. These should not be home remedy treated. The lack of improvement and increasing pain with standing indicate this injury needs a proper evaluation by a podiatrist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have had ankle impingement for 5 months. Can't do gymnastics. What are my options for a fast recovery? I already know rest, ice & NSAIDS

Have had ankle impingement for 5 months. Can't do gymnastics. What are my options for a fast recovery? I already know rest, ice & NSAIDS

Ankle impingement: Consider orthopedic foot & ankle specialist for exam & MRI. Further options include PT, injections, laser therapy, purified omega, arthroscopic excision of impingement. Define the specific impingement prior to any surgery. ...Read more

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Bruised pads of foot from gymnastics. How do I prevent this?

Bruised pads of foot from gymnastics. How do I prevent this?

Go to podiatrist: A podiatrist would be able to examine your feet and determine if the motion in the ball of the foot is creating more pressure at the metatarsals. If so, there are padding/strapping that can be applied to your foot while training that can help with this. ...Read more

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How long should one wait to return to gymnastics after back surgery?

How long should one wait to return to gymnastics after back surgery?

Depends: Definitely depends on the type of surgery performed. Some back surgeries have little or no restrictions postoperatively. Many have restrictions on physical activities for 6-8 weeks. You should definitely ask your surgeon. Thanks for the question. ...Read more

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How long before two broke bones in a 10 year old arm will heal to go back to dancing and gymnastics?

How long before two broke bones in a 10 year old arm will heal to go back to dancing and gymnastics?

Healing process: It will take 6-8 weeks for the bones to heal. Dancing can begin immediately. If gymnastics involve any arm exercises, i would tend to wait a bit longer because the arm muscles may show disuse atrophy from wearing the cast. ...Read more

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I have 2 herniated disks so can I ever go back to gymnastics?

I have 2 herniated disks so can I ever go back to gymnastics?

Yes: Once you are asymptomatic you can return to all activities. Exercise is of great benefit in terms of minimizing back pain and any recurrence of a disc herniation. You may have had back pain that may have been unrelated to the disc herniations seen on imaging as this becomes a fmore frequent incidental finding as we age even in people with no back pain. ...Read more

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For my cousin that is 12 years old she has a grade 2 sprain when can she go back to gymnastics?

For my cousin that is 12 years old  she has a grade 2 sprain when can she go back to gymnastics?

Hard to say: That is best answered by a supervising physician.What is g2 to one may be grade 1 or 3 to another. It might be 3 wks or more but could be less. ...Read more

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Can I go back to gymnastics with a torn or pulled muscle?

Can I go back to gymnastics with a torn or pulled muscle?

YES, BUT once the Ms: has healed and fully recovered and got stronger, with proper treatment and Therapy. See an Orthopod and be treated till healed. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more