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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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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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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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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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